Although Jews began
to leave Muju in the 1860s, no one remained in the village after the unrest of
1918, when they were threatened by Armenians and fled to different parts of the
country. During that time, the village’s Jewish cemetery was also destroyed.
Only a few graves from as recently as the 1910s have survived. It has now been
restored, and the land has been cleared and fenced in. On a separate small stone
podium, small headstones are displayed. When people didn’t have enough funds,
they erected small tombstones and replaced them with larger ones when they