"The Destruction of Jewish Cemeteries" -- new book by Krzysztof Bielawski #poland #general

Renee Steinig

A new book by Krzysztof Bielawski, The Destruction of Jewish Cemeteries (Zagłada cmentarzy żydowskich), <> Bielawski <>

The 280-page book is currently available only in Polish. More about it, including information on ordering, is at
For those who can navigate the publisher's website, which is in Polish (https://wiez.pl/wydawnictwo/ksiazki/zaglada-cmentarzy-zydowskich-2/), the lowest cost option is an e-book, for 35.98 zloty (approx. U.S. $9.50). Cost on Amazon is about $25.

An article about the book appeared last month in the Times of Israel
and more information, including some excerpts in English, is at

A longtime cemetery researcher, Krzysztof Bielawski created the website Jewish Cemeteries in Poland (www.cmentarze-zydowskie.pl). On a personal note, I have that site to thank for information about the cemetery where my grandparents were buried a century ago. I'd heard from my mother that the post office in Mielec, Poland, was built on that cemetery after World War II. From Bielowski's website I learned that at the time the post office was built (1960s), remains were moved to a local Catholic cemetery. The remains were later transferred to the Jewish cemetery in Nowy Sacz. I visited the Nowy Sacz cemetery in 2018 and indeed, a marker there commemorates this reinterment.


Renee Stern Steinig
Dix Hills NY

tony hausner

Thanks for posting.  The problems also exist in Ukraine.  

Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD