Category: New Jewish Cemetery, Riga, Latvia

Categories: Latvia, Cemeteries | Rīga, Latvia

Name: Rīgas Jaunie Ebreju kapi
(also known as New Jewish Cemetery)
Location:Category: Rīga, Latvia
Address:Lizuma iela 4, Rīga, LV-1006, Latvia
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New Jewish Cemetery (Latvian: Rīgas Jaunie Ebreju kapi) is also known as Shmerli Cemetery (Latvian: Šmerli kapi). The request to establish a new cemetery was submitted to city of Riga by Jewish burial society "Hevra Kadis" in summer of 1923.

The area of the cemetery is 93,000 square meters (1 million sq/ft); the number of graves is approximately 22,500.

Mikhail Tal is buried at this cemetery. He was a Soviet Latvian chess Grandmaster and the eighth World Chess Champion.

Contacts:

HEVRA KADISO Jewish burial institution
4 Lizuma Street, Riga, LV-1006
phone: +371 675 53 516, 295 64 980
e-mail: rerd2s@inbox.lv
New Jewish Cemetery "Smerli" website. The site contains a searchable database with photographs of most head stones. There's also a highly-detailed PDF map that allows one to pinpoint all known grave locations.
New Jewish Cemetery in Riga (Latvian: Rīga, Jaunie Ebreju kapi) at Nekropole.info
Riga New Jewish Cemetery “Smerli” at Jewish Community of Latvia website.

Person Profiles (14)

abt 16 May 1888 Glazmanka, Dunaburg, Vitebsk, Russian Empire - 30 Nov 1937
19 Sep 1904 Riga, Livonia, Russia - 05 Jul 1961 photo
06 Jul 1902 Riga, Livonia, Russian Empire - 22 Nov 1987
08 Nov 1904 - 06 Jan 1970 photo
20 Jan 1923 Riga, Latvia - 17 Jul 1978 photo
abt 01 May 1895 Rezhitsa, Vitebsk, Russian Empire - 13 Mar 1962 photo
24 Jul 1921 Riga, Latvia - 19 May 1975 photo
10 Feb 1926 Riga, Latvia - 28 Aug 1977
03 Jan 1890 Rezhitsa, Vitebsk, Russian Empire - 12 Feb 1971 photo
18 Apr 1909 - 30 Jul 1977 photo
20 Mar 1916 Riga, Livonia, Russian Empire - 27 Apr 1964
07 Dec 1889 Novo-Aleksandrovsk, Kovna, Russia - 17 Jan 1940 photo
1885 Russian Empire - 14 Dec 1961
26 Sep 1914 Riga, Livonia, Russian Empire - 19 Mar 1968 photo




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