Jewish Heritage Report
Vol. I, Nos. 3-4 / Winter 1997-98
Czech Cemetery Vandalized

Czech Cemetery Vandalized

Petr Bachrach of the Jewish community in the north Moravian town of in Ostrava reported that the 19th-century cemetery in Frydek Mistek was vandalized in mid-September. Eighty of the approximately 200 gravestones in the cemetery were overturned and/or broken. The town is located 210 miles east of Prague. The cemetery, neglected during decades of communist rule, had been under repair for the last month.

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