Jüdischer Friedhof

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    The Jewish cemetery Freudental is a Jewish cemetery in Freudental, a municipality in the district of Ludwigsburg in Baden-Württemberg. The cemetery is a protected cultural monument. It is located at the foot of the Seeberg, on the district Bönnigheim.
    The Jewish community Freudental maintained as early as 1723 a Jewish cemetery, which was flattened in 1811, however, to create a Fasanerie for the King of Württemberg. Four gravestone fragments are now in the former synagogue Affaltrach.
    After the closure of the old Jewish cemetery, the Jewish community built a new cemetery on the northwestern slope of the Steinbach valley. It has an area of ​​24.92 ares and the small cemetery hall (Taharahaus) is preserved. The dead of the Jewish community Zaberfeld, which had belonged to the Freudental Jewish community since 1832, were also buried in Freudental.
    Today there are still 435 tombstones (Mazewot) in the cemetery, the last burial took place in 1970.
    In 2007, there were several desecrations in which tombstones were smeared, knocked over and also broken.

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    • 14/05/2018

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Location: around Bönnigheim, Ludwigsburg, Kraichgau-Stromberg, Karlsruhe District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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