New Visitors Guide to Jewish Cemeteries in Austria #announcements #austria-czech


Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism published a bilingual English and German, “Visitors’ guide to the Jewish cemeteries in Austria” jointly with the  Jewish religious communities and grassroots initiatives. It includes all known Jewish cemeteries as well as Jewish sections of cemeteries throughout Austria. It includes information on over 60 Jewish cemeteries and completed restoration projects. It can be accessed via the website of the Jewish Cemeteries Fund. FOGIS, the geo-information portal of the National Fund, also provides a chance to explore the cemeteries on interactive maps using GPS. In addition to the most important historical facts, information on visiting a cemetery, photos and maps, the guide also provides contact details for arranging guided tours.

There is a link that downloads the table of contents-- This is free.

The guide itself is not downloadable. It is available for purchase and there is a link to order the 145 page publication. office@... 

To read the notice and access the link go to:

https://www.nationalfonds.org/jewish-cemeteries-in-austria

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

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