“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Frankfurt am Main in Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany

Börneplatz Synagogue

Börneplatz Synagogue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
1. Börneplatz Synagogue Marker
According to the Wikipedia article on the Memorial Neuer Börneplatz, "...A commemorative plaque for the destroyed synagogue was installed on the rear wall of the Stadtwerke building (i.e, the current building). It had already been ceremoniously unveiled by the US military government in an act of commemoration on 20 March 1946, but was not installed in the right place at the time."
Hier stand die Börneplatz synagoge welche von nazi-verbrechern am 9. november 1938 zerstört wurde

Here stood the Börneplatz synagogue which was destroyed by Nazi criminals on the 9th day of November 1938
Erected 1946.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is November 9, 1938.
Location. 50° 6.728′ N, 8° 41.351′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, in Frankfurt. Marker is on Battonnstraße. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Battonnstraße 47, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60311, Germany. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dominikanerkloster / Dominican Monastery (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Alter Jüdische Friedhof / Old Jewish Cemetery (about 90 meters away); Staufermauer (about 240 meters away); Jewish Ghetto Gate (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Friedrich Stoltze Geburtshaus / Birthplace (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Leinwandhaus - Linen House (approx.

Börneplatz Synagogue Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
2. Börneplatz Synagogue Marker - wide view
The marker is mounted to the eastern side of the city public works building. Also visible here is a small portion of the outer side of the west wall of the Old Jewish Cemetery, with a number of small memorial blocks mounted on it, with each block paying individual tribute to Frankfurt Holocaust victims.
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0.4 kilometers away); Tugendbrunnen / The Virtue Fountain (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Johann Wolfgang Textor (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
Also see . . .
1. Börneplatz synagogue ( Infobank Judengassse Frankfurt am Main). "The synagogue on the Börneplatz (originally the Jewish marketplace) was built in 1881/82 and ceremonially consecrated on 10 September 1882. It occupied the site where the hospital for foreign Jews had originally been built in 1780....The Börneplatz synagogue was the centre of the Orthodox Movement within the Jewish community. " (Submitted on October 23, 2019.) 

2. Memorial Neuer Börneplatz (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 23, 2019.)
<i>Börneplatz Synagogue</i> image. Click for full size.
courtesy of William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection, College of Charleston Libraries, circa 1900
3. Börneplatz Synagogue
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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