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Jewish cemetery of Nancy

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Jewish cemetery of Nancy

2 avenue de Boufflers, Préville

Description historique


The Jewish presence in Nancy seems to date from the Middle Ages. In 1470, the city had ten Jewish families. Driven from the city by Duke René, a few families relocated there in the 16th century. In 1721, the community was officially allowed to settle, but only very ... Read more