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Coordinates: 41.7151 N, 44.8271 E

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Jewish Cemeteries of Tbilisi

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 There are three Jewish cemeteries in Tbilisi:

(click on the corresponding link to search by name in Russian or Georgian)

 

Old cemetery of the Georgian Jews (closed to new burials):  Ortachala Jewish Cemetery

New cemetery of the Georgian Jews: Varketili Jewish Cemetery (Dampalo)

Ashkenazi Jewish cemetery (closed to new burials):  Navtlugi Jewish Cemetery

Many renowned personalities from Jewish Diaspora were buried here.

Memorial plaque on the administrative building of the Navtlugi Cemetery (in Russian):

This building and the fence of the cemetery was constructed in 1897 with money bequeathed by Abram Torner.

May you rest in peace kind donor

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Slava Shneerova (d.1945) - the grandmother of the late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

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