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Cemetery Identification
Cemetery ID: MALA-03835
Cemetery Name: Penang Jewish Cemetery
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Cemetery Location
Country: Malaysia
City: George Town
Street: Jalan Zainal Abidin
Cemetery Details
Number of Burials: 47
Number of Photographs: 15
Cemetery Description:

Penang Jewish Cemetery, Jalan Zainal Abidin St., George Town, Malaysia. 47 burials total.

Donated by Naomi Ogin of Brisbane, Australia. The photographs and the information submitted by Naomi Ogin. Additional details about some of the burials were found on the Wikipedia site on the Jews of Malaysia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_Malaysia#Penang_Jewish_Cemetery) and the article on the site A PENANG KADDISH : THE JEWISH CEMETERY IN GEORGETOWN. A case study of the Jewish Diaspora in Penang (1830s-1970s). Raimy Ché-Ross, Barton, Canberra.

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Cemetery sign

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Cemetery gates

Overview of cemetery

Data last updated: 06/12/2012

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