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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 grave stones used for road construction. Parts of the grave stones were found again in 1994 in road construction . 1997 a memorial was erected on the cemetery grounds from the fragments .