Re: Looking for a grave in Galatz Jewish Cemetery #romania

Orit Lavi

Dear friends,

Yefim Kogan asked about graves >from Galatz, 1933 - 1936.

As of 2015, the Jewish Community in Galatz maintained hand-written mapping
boards of the cemetery, >from 1940 onwards.
They did not have burial info >from earlier years. As of 2015, older plots of
graves were hardly accessible, and the graves were fully covered with
tangled vegetation.

The Galatz Jewish community kept then a very detailed census >from 1941. They
planned to submit it to Yad Vashem, and I don't know if it was done.

Vital records >from less than hundred years were kept at Biraul Stare Civila
Galati, Str. Traian Block A4. However the officers there were not willing to

Happy holidays,

Orit Lavi
Tsukey Yam, Israel

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