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Jewish cemeteries are important sources to Jewish life in Denmark through the Ages. Jewish cemeteries are found in a number of towns in Denmark: Copenhagen, Slagelse, Nakskov, Faaborg, Odense, Assens, Fredericia, Horsens, Randers, Aarhus and Aalborg. This gravestone was erected in memory of Levin Abraham (1787-1847) at the Jewish cemetery in Faaborg.
Jewish cemeteries are important sources to Jewish life in Denmark through the Ages. Jewish cemeteries are found in a number of towns in Denmark: Copenhagen, Slagelse, Nakskov, Faaborg, Odense, Assens, Fredericia, Horsens, Randers, Aarhus and Aalborg. This gravestone was erected in memory of Levin Abraham (1787-1847) at the Jewish cemetery in Faaborg.
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Genealogical research

The collection of the Danish Jewish Museum contains photos, objects and personal archival materials, that are relevant for genealogical studies. The possibilities for searching and accessing the collection are detailed here.

Inquiries about Jewish genealogy in Denmark should be made to The Jewish Genealogical Society of Denmark (JGS).

A number of databases with genealogical information are available on the web:

Danish Jewish Funerals and gravestones until 1886

Danish-Jewish Genealogical Database (requires membership of JGS)

Jewish Men in the Marriage Register of Copenhagen 1735-1810

Space and spaciousness

- an exhibition about Jews in Denmark

The exhibition is a broad story of Jewish life in Denmark and focuses on co-exixstence and indentity through 400 years. Read more...

Openings hours

Special opening hours
31. oktober 2013 - 31. maj 2014

Tuesday to Friday: 12 noon - 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
Monday closed