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Kurt Metzger speeches and sermons

Identifier: AR 12030

Scope and Content Note

Original typescripts of sermons and speeches by Rabbi Kurt Metzger.


  • 1931-2005


Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

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


Biographical Note

Kurt Metzger was born in Nuremberg in 1909. From 1935-1938 he was the district Rabbi of Landau. He was arrested on November 10, 1938 in Breslau, where he attended the Jewish Theological Seminary, and incarcerated in the Buchenwald concentraion camp for several months. Afer his release, he served as the rabbi of Nuremberg until his immigration to the USA in 1940. From 1942-1962 he was the rabbi of Temple Beth El in Glen Falls, NY. He returned to Germany many times, and in 1977 he was named Honorary Rabbi of his native Nuremberg. He died in 1992 and was buried in his wife's family plot at the cemetery in Landau.


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Original typescripts of sermons and speeches by Rabbi Kurt Metzger.

Related Material

See also Metzger, Lore : Kurt L. Metzger Collection, AR 6805.

Guide to the speeches and sermons by Kurt Metzger AR 12030
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States