Expedition to Siret, Romania; 28 August - 11 September 2022

This year our organization turned to document the Jewish cemeteries in south Bukovina in Romania. The 12th annual expedition of JGB documented two Jewish cemeteries in Siret. During the work which included pruning trees and thorny shrubs, removing weeds and cleaning tombstones, 1500 tombstones were documented and photographed.

The cemeteries in Siret are among the oldest Jewish monuments in Bukovina and their documentation sheds new light on the rich cultural and historical heritage of Bukovina Jewry.

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