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  • Amid memories, cemetery documentary imparts lesson of Jewish survival

    By Tom Tugend

    January 4, 2012 | 12:43 pm

    The Weissensee Jewish Cemetery is 130 years old and has survived the kaiser’s imperial Germany, the Weimar Republic, and, astonishingly, the Nazi regime.

    It is the largest active Jewish cemetery in Europe and adds daily to the 115,600 graves on its 100-acre grounds in northeast...