The Jewish cemetery of Borgel takes its name from a famous Rabbi who was the first to be buried there in 1898 (according to the epitaph).

Several famous personalities are buried there,

such as Habiba msika a famous Tunisian singer, dancer and actress in the 1920ies.


and Sheikh Efrit  famous tunisian singer from the early 20th century.


The cemtery was divided into 2 main parts: the twenssa  (tunisian) and the Granas (Jews of European origins) part, since there was a schism between the 2 communities at that time
Some epitaphs of these are written in Italian.

A square for the dead of the world wars.

The ground is not stable and has visibly moved which explains the tombs unalloyed or collapsed.

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