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Hegenheim’s Jewish cemetery

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Hegenheim’s Jewish cemetery

On the left just after leaving the village by the D12 bis road.

Description historique

Hegenheim

The Jewish presence in Hegenheim seems to date back at least to the 17th century. 14 Jewish families were counted in 1689. Jewish life developed there, the community growing to more than 400 people on the eve of the French Revolution. One of the largest in Alsace ... Read more