Lithuania: cemetery work in Kaunas

  Work has been going on in Kaunas to clean up and complete the documentation of the long-neglected Žaliakalnis Jewish cemetery and also to research the site of World War II mass graves. The cemetery documentation is being carried out … Continue reading

Ireland: Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery transferred to Dublin City Council

    Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery, the Ballybough Jewish cemetery in the Fairview section of northeast Dublin, has been handed over to the Dublin City Council for care, management, and maintenance, according to the Irish Times. Located behind a wall … Continue reading

UK: Willesden Jewish cemetery buildings put on England’s National Heritage List

  The complex of three Victorian buildings at the Willesden Jewish Cemetery in London has been entered as a Grade II site on England’s National Heritage List. According to the cemetery, it marks first time that Jewish Cemetery funerary buildings … Continue reading