Jewish heritage Israel Kabristan turns dump yard in Vadodara

Updated:5 months, 1 week ago IST

Vadodara (Gujarat), Jul 03 (ANI): Unique Jewish heritage, Israel Kabristan is gradually turning into dump yard in Vadodara due to lack of attention of authorities. The Kabristan is situated in Vadodara's Nizampura. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his visit to India earlier this year, promised to help to develop this Jewish cemetery into a tourist attraction. The cemetery dates back to 1875. The writings on Kabars (cemetery) have unique combination of Hebrew, English & Marathi. “The matter has come to our notice and we will make a compound wall and preserve the site”, said an administrative official.

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