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Cemetery Identification
Cemetery ID: ISR-02325
Cemetery Name: Har Hamenuchot Givat Shaul
Cemetery Location
Country: Israel
City: Jerusalem
Street: Givat Shaul
Cemetery Details
Number of Burials: 65
Number of Photographs: 0
Cemetery Description: Har Hamenuchot is the biggest Jewish cemetery in Jerusalem; it was opened 1951 after the Independence War, since Har Hazetim was in Jordan territory. This plot has no name and does not belong to one of the Hevra Kadisha. It belongs to the Jerusalem Municipality and is intended for people who devoted their lives to Jerusalem. For example, mayor of the city, vice-mayor, people who were honored by the municipality and received the title "yakir Jerusalem", ministers who lived in Jerusalem and others. Their wives are also buried there. The plot is intended for 200 burials. It has no section or row numbers. The plot is situated between the section of the Hevra kadisha Kehilat Yerushalayim and the section of the hevra kafisha Hasidim. Known as the Jerusalem Pantheon.
Data last updated: 12/29/2008

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