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The Mayor visiting

On November 1, 2018 the Mayor of The Hague, mrs. Pauline Krikke, (on the photo the second person on the left) visited the cemetary and was given a guided tour by Members of the Board.

Open Monumenten Dag

Heritage Day (Open Monumentendag) 2019

Sunday September 15, 2019. Free guided tours 12:00 – 17:00 hrs. For optimum readability of the gravestones in Hebrew and Portugese, visit in the month September. The grounds are mown then and the lowering sunlight accentuate the engravings.

B. Obama meets

The Queen of Carbon Science and the grave of her The Hague grandmother

President Barak Obama greets Dr. Mildred Dresselhaus, third from right, and Dr. Burton Richter, right, May 7, 2012. By Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.
In 2012, President Barak Obama announced that Burton Richter was a co-recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award, along with Mildred Dresselhaus.

The American MIT professor emerita Mildred Dresselhaus-Spiewak (Malka Sjeindel) discovered the grave of her grandmother Sjeindel Teichtheil in the Register on our website.
And so Mildred Dresselhaus travelled to Holland, shortly before her demise, accompanied by her granddaughter and was able to visit her grandmother’s grave on this cemetary.

The gravestone of Sjeindel Teichtheil

The gravestone of Sjeindel Teichtheil

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Trauma Heli

Due to an emergency near the Peace Palace, a trauma helicopter was spotted on the cemetery.

Gravestones Jewish cemetery The Hague

On August 10, 2015 the cemetery was visited by two researchers of the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam. Subject of their visit was the graves of the direct descendants of Don Francisco Lopes Suasso, the second Baron d’Avernas le Gras (approx 1657 – 22 April 1710)…
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