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Gelnhausen, Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 6397


The collection consists mainly of the correspondence of Johanna Boetz, Richard Scheuer and the city of Gelnhausen about its Jewish community in general and particularly about the rededication of the local synagogue on September 25, 1986. Also included are press releases and newsletters, manuscripts such as "Das Schicksal der Juden im Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Jugendliche suchen eine Erklaerung," and clippings.


  • 1981-1993


Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

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

Separated Material

Photocopies of a prayer book written in 1673 by Shimshon bar Yochanan ha- Levi in Gelnhausen are held in the paper collection’s folder 3. It may be found in digital form in DM 235. The original prayer book is not held by LBI.

A book, "Ehemalige Synagoge Gelnhausen; Widmung als kulturelie Begegnungsstaette" has been removed to the LBI Library.

Processing Information

During microfilming and consequent digitization the original order of the collection has been disrupted.

Inventory of the Gelnhausen, Jewish Community Collection, 1981-1993 AR 6397
© 2009
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Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States