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 Memorial at the Jewish cemetery in Diepholz

Memorial at the Jewish cemetery in Diepholz

Diepholz is the town in Germany where my Opa Adolph Samenfeld was from.

Geschichte / Story

Jüdischer Friedhof (Diepholz)

Der Jüdische Friedhof Diepholzist ein ehemaliger Jüdischer Friedhof, der von 1774 bis 1942 inDiepholz (Landkreis Diepholz,Niedersachsen) existierte.

The Jewish cemetery Diepholz is a former Jewish cemetery, which from 1774 to 1942 in Diepholz ( Diepholz, Lower Saxony ) existed

The former cemetery on Schlesier- / corner Pommernstrasse was occupied from 1774 to 1938. During the Nazi era, the cemetery was vandalized, the gravestones used for road construction. Parts of the gravestones were found again in 1994 in road construction. In 1997 a memorial was erected on the cemetery grounds from the fragments.