Cementerio Israelita, La Paz

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Cementerio Israelita de La Paz
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Established 1917
Location La Paz, Canelones
Country  Uruguay
Type Jewish

The Israelite Cemetery (Spanish: Cementerio Israelita) of La Paz is the only Jewish cemetery in Uruguay. It was established November 28, 1917.[1] There are sections dedicated to Jews of different origins: Sephardim, Hungarian, German, Ashkenazim, etc.[2]

In 2014, QR codes were being implemented for its tombstones, in order to enable web access to images and location data for every tomb there. It is claimed to be the first cemetery in the world to have introduced this innovation.[3]

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  1. ^ "The first 2 tombs in La Paz". CCIU. Retrieved 28 February 2012.  (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Jewish funerals in Uruguay". Jai.com.uy. Retrieved 24 March 2014.  (in Spanish)
  3. ^ "Uruguayan Jewish Cemetery QRfied". EL PAIS. 24 March 2014.  (in Spanish)

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