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New Jewish Cemetery

The New Jewish Cemetery (Czech: Nový židovský hřbitov) in Žižkov, Prague, Czech Republic, was established in 1891 to relieve the space problem at the Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague. It is about 10 times bigger than the Old Jewish Cemetery and provides space for approximately 100,000 graves, therefore having the capacity to serve for a whole century. There is also a specially designated area for urns, though the Jewish tradition does not allow cremation. The cemetery is still in use today and operated by the Jewish Community in Prague.

I found that my 2X Great Grand Father Adolf Gross was buried there. Here is his burial record i found at Jewish Gen 

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The New Jewish Cemetery Address is :

Izraelská 712/1 130 00.  Praha 3 – Zizkov, Czech Republic\

Phone : +420 224 800 812

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