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Federation of Romanian Jewish Communities collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of three broken tombstones recovered from a desecrated Jewish cemetery on Sevastopol Street in Bucharest, Romania, that was destroyed during World War II.
Provenance
The tombstones were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by the Federation of Romanian Jewish Communities.
Date
before 1864
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Broken pink gravestone with a Ladino inscription from a desecrated Jewish cemetery recovered postwar

Object | Accession Number: 2005.609.1

Geography
use : Sevastopol Street Jewish cemetery; Bucharest (Romania)
recovery : Sevastopol Street Jewish cemetery; Bucharest (Romania)
Date
approximately 1715-before 1864

Broken tombstone with a willow tree from a desecrated Jewish cemetery recovered postwar

Object | Accession Number: 2005.609.2

Geography
use : Sevastopol Street Jewish cemetery; Bucharest (Romania)
recovery : Sevastopol Street Jewish cemetery; Bucharest (Romania)
Date
approximately 1715-before 1864

Tower style tombstone broken in half from a desecrated Jewish cemetery recovered postwar

Object | Accession Number: 2005.609.3 a-b

Geography
use : Sevastopol Street Jewish cemetery; Bucharest (Romania)
recovery : Sevastopol Street Jewish cemetery; Bucharest (Romania)
Date
approximately 1715-before 1864
 
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