The Netherlands / Rotterdam

Old Jewish cemetery in Rubroek

Practical info

Type of location: Street

Old Jewish cemetery in Rubroek

Jan van Loonlaan, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Historical description


In 1610, the city fathers of Rotterdam issued permits to engage in trade within the city to small number of Portuguese Jewish merchants. The permits guaranteed freedom of worship and the right to build a synagogue and establish a cemetery. In 1612, these provisions ... Read more