Bad Sobernheim Synagogue

"Jews conducted services in private residences until the establishment, in 1858, of a synagogue on 9 Gymnasialstrasse (renovated in 1904 and 1929)...Later, on Pogrom Night (November 1938), rioters damaged the synagogue...The synagogue was sold to the municipality in 1939, after which the German army used the building as a storage site... In 2001, however, the municipality bought the building for use as a cultural site; a project launched in 2008 aims to restore the building and reopen it as a memorial and cultural center."
Esther Sarah Evans
Copyright: Pogrom Night 1938 - A Memorial to the Destroyed Synagogues of Germany/


Sources: Alemannia Judaica, The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust, Shmuel Spector [Ed.], [publisher] Yad Vashem and the New York University Press, 2001.;


Date Added Apr 20, 2020
Category Synagogue
Country DE
State Rhineland-Palatinate
City Bad Sobernheim

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