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Jewish cemetery of l’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

Practical info

Type of location: Cemetery

Jewish cemetery of l’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

469-377 Chem. du Cimetière Israélite, 84800 L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

Historical description

L’isle sur la Sorgue

The Jewish presence in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is attested from 1278 onwards and most probably dates from much earlier. Several families lived in the Villefranche district, where the  is located. The Jews were then grouped together in quarries. This was the case ... Read more