Germany / The Rhineland and Bavaria / Mainz

Jewish Cemetery of Mainz

Practical info

Type of location: Cemetery

Jewish Cemetery of Mainz

Mombacherstrasse 8, 55001 Mainz

Historical description


At the height of the Middle Ages, the Jewish community in Mainz rivaled the communities of Worms and Speyer. Few traces of this community remain. Among several stone tombs preserved in the Jewish cemetery is that of Rabbi Gershom ben Yehuda (c. 960-1028), called ... Read more