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Görlitz Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 4588

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials pertaining to the synagogue of Görlitz.

The first folder contains local newspaper clippings reporting on the construction of the synagogue (1909-1911), as well as short notes on construction costs and a manuscript of a speech (circa 1914) on the history of the community from 1220-1870. The second folder contains materials pertaining to memorial work for the synagogue, including a programm from the late-GDR period and a packet of historical materials on the reconstruction of the synagogue as a cultural center. This packet includes reproductions of blueprints and plans for the synagogue, some photographs, and a short history of the building. Several Photographs of the synagogue before and after its destruction are available in the LBI Photograph Collection.


  • Creation: 1909-1992


Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011



2 Folders


This collection contains materials pertaining to the synagogue of Görlitz.

Other Finding Aid

The original German-language inventory is available in folder 1.

Separated Material

Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.

Guide to the Görlitz Jewish Community Collection, 1909-1992  AR 4588
Processed by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
© 2011
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • April 16, 2012 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States