Left: Tombstone in the Cemetery
Right: View of the neglected
cemetery through the collapsed wall
Historical Data: Didimoticho
has two Jewish Cemeteries which have historical tombstones. The oldest
tombstone dates back to 1454 (CE). No Jews have lived in Didimoticho
since the Holocaust.
sq. m. (the first cemetery) & 1,000 sq. m. (the other)
Actual Condition: The
surrounding wall of both cemeteries has collapsed and the tombstones are
Necessary Restoration Works:
The cemeteries must be cleaned and fenced immediately.
10 million drs. ($29,000 US)
Kol haKEHILA thanks the Central Board of Jewish Communities
in Greece and the International Survey for Jewish Monuments for some of
the information on this page.