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The Jewish community has launched a crowdfunding campaign for $50,000 (€43,340) to rehabilitate three historic cemeteries which have fallen into disrepair.

The Tayar Foundation, which celebrates Jewish heritage in Malta, maintains the sites with the help of volunteers.

But chairman Julius Nehorai said the cemeteries at Ta’ Braxia, Marsa and Kalkara now need professional intervention for their preservation.

“We have been keeping the sites with help from NGOs for a number of years but we would now like to seriously tackle the refurbishment and provide for ongoing maintenance for the next few years,’’ he said.

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