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Jewish cemetery of Bordeaux

Jewish cemetery of Bordeaux

176 Cours de l'Yser, Bordeaux, France

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Jewish cemetery of Bordeaux

176 cours de l’Yser, Bordeaux

For visits, contact the Consistoire of Bordeaux : +33 5 56 91 79 39

Description historique

Bordeaux

For three centuries, the cellars of tumbledown houses in the old town were home to a hidden Jewish community, that of the conversos who came here from Spain after 1474. Used to hiding their faith in Spain, these “new Christians” continued to practice ... Read more