Burial ground: Jewish

Abel, E., Kruger, M. & Abel, J. 2008

‘Beth el: Michigan’s oldest Jewish cemetery’, Markers, 25, 67-93.

Ben-Ur, A. 2003

‘Still life: Sephardi, Ashkenazi and West African art and form in Suriname’s Jewish cemeteries’, American Jewish History, 92:1, 31-79.

Bis, M. 2023

Bis, M. (2023) ‘The state of archaeological research on Jewish cemeteries in central Europe: a new approach’, Fasciculi Archaeologiae Historicae 36 29-62.

Brocke, M. & Müller, C. 2001

Haus des Lebens: Jüdische Friedhöfe in Deutchland, Leipzig: Germany: Reclaim.

Dymshits, V. 2007

‘The Jewish cemetery: the place where one does not go’, East European Jewish Affairs, 37:3, 319-333.

Goldberg, S-A. 1996

Crossing the Jabbok: Illness and Death in Ashkenazi Judaism in Sixteenth-through Nineteenth-Century Prague, Berkley, CA: University of California Press.

Gradwohl, D. 1993

‘The Jewish cemeteries of Louiseville, Kentucky : mirrors of historical processes and theological diversity thorugh 150 years’, Markers 10, 116-149.

Heymann, C. 2019

‘Le cimietière, un histoire juive…’ in A. Fornerod (ed.) Le Pluralism Religieux dans les Cimetières en Europe, Strasbourg : Press Universitaires de Strasbourg, 181-192.

Jacobs, J. 2008

Houses of Life: Jewish Cemeteries of Europe, Frances Lincoln: London .

Jacobs, J. 2021

The preservation of the funerary traditions of a religious minority: Jewish cemeteries in Europe’, Revista Murciana de Antropología, 28, 123-138.

Jaglieski, J. 1995

‘Jewish cemeteries in Poland’, in O.Czerner and I. Juszkiewicz (eds) Cemetery Art, ICOMOS: Wrocław, 73-80.

Jay, S. 2017

‘Grave connections: Algeria’s Jewish cemeteries as sites of diaspora-homeland contact’, Jewish Culture and History, 18: 1, 96-108.

Majewska, A. 2017

‘Jewish sepulchral heritage in Silesian Voivodeship divided by the borders: similarities and differences’, Region and Regionalism, 13, 147-67.

Moise, F. & Marx, C. 2019

‘Le respect à la person décédée (Kavod Ha Met): us et coutumes funéraire du judaïsme de Luxembourg’ in S. Kmec, R. Philippart & A. Reuter (eds) Ewige Ruhe? Grabkulturen in Luxemburg und den Nachbarrregionen, Luxembourg : CapybaraBooks, 259-266.

Morpurgo, A. 2007

Il cimitero israelitico italiano, l’immagine della communità tra identità religiosa e identità nazionale’, in M. Giuffrè, F. Mangone, S. Pace, & O. Selvafolta (eds) L’Architettura della Memoria in Italia: Cimitero, Monumenti e Città, 1750-1939, Milano: Skira, 243-249.

Pechan Driver, C. 2018

Muslim Custodians of Jewish Spaces in Morocco: Drinking the Milk of Trust, Palgrave Macmillan.

Polonovski, M. 2010

‘Jewish graves in Europe: public commemoration or ritual space?’ Museum International, 62: 1-2, 69-74.

Rosenberg, E. 2015

‘Landscape and commemoration: the kibbutz cemetery’, Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes, 35:1, 25-42.

Sagiv, G. 2013

‘Hadism and cemetery inauguration ceremonies: authority, magic and performance of charismatic leadership’, Jewish Quarterly Review, 103:3, 328-351.


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