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Cemeteries in Prague

List of the 96 Porges graves
(New Jewish Cemetery)

The Jewish cemeteries of Prague

Visit of the New Jewish cemetery


  Porges victims of the holocaust



At the beginning of the German occupation 118.310 Jews lived on the territory of the so-called Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.
In the deportation transports from Prague and Brno, 7.002 Jews were sent to Lodz, Minsk and Ujazdow .
The deportation transports to Terezin numbered 73.468 Jewish prisoners from the Protectorate territory.
From Terezin 60.382 Jewish prisoners from the Protectorate were deported to the East.

254 Porges were deported to the camp of Terezin (60 km North of Prague).. The Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic has kept the individual cards of transport to the camp of Terezin and provived copies of the 254 records.
In November 2000, Beit Theresienstadt provided a list of 227 Porges deported to Theresienstadt.

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