The Netherlands / Rotterdam

Site of the old Jewish cemetery

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Site of the old Jewish cemetery

Dijkstraat, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Description historique


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