New Jewish cemetery in Munich

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The New Jewish Cemetery Munich is a specially designated burial ground in the new part of the Waldfriedhof Munich , in which the Liberal Jewish Community Beth Shalom Munich has acquired rights to use the graves from the City of Munich (the municipal cemetery administration); The rules of the Jewish religion must be observed at funerals.


The New Jewish Cemetery in Munich was laid out in the early 2000s to create an opportunity to bury members of the Liberal Jewish Community of Beth Shalom in Munich, who are not members of the Munich Jewish Community , according to the rules of the Jewish religion. Exceptionally, people who belong to the Jewish religious community but are not members of the Liberal Jewish Congregation Beth Shalom Munich can be buried in the grave field if they have no other possibility of burial according to Jewish religious regulations. The burial of non-Jewish spouses and civil partners of persons of Jewish faith who are buried in the cemetery or who have burial rights there is also possible.


With a surface area of ​​just a few hectares, the cemetery is designed in the manner of a forest cemetery, as is the entire surrounding area. Grave field 477b is located in the new part of the forest cemetery in Munich, Hadern district. So far, around 15 grave sites have been occupied, including that of the Swiss actor and theater director Pinkas Braun (born January 7, 1923 in Zurich; † June 24, 2008 in Munich).


As is customary in Jewish cemeteries, headgear is required for male visitors to the burial ground.

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Coordinates: 48 ° 6 ′ 3.2 ″  N , 11 ° 28 ′ 46.6 ″  E