The Holocaust Memorial in the Cemetery of Thessaloniki

Historical Data:  This is hte second Jewish Cemetery of Thessaloniki.  Its use began after the war since the old one, which was located under the present-day precincts of the University of Thessaloniki, was totally destroyed by the Nazis.  In the new cemetery, some tombstones of the old one are maintained.

Area/Capacity:   17,000 sq. m.

Actual Condition:  The cemetery is protected by a surrounding wall and it is guarded.

Necessary Restoration Works:  No restoration works of importance are needed.

Estimated Cost:   --

[For information about the Synagogues of Thessaloniki, see these pages:  Monastirioton, Yad Lezikaron, Avraam Salem.]

last updated:  5/10/00

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