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Dettelbach in Landkreis Kitzingen, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Dettelbach Synagogue

Dettelbach Synagoge

 
 
Dettelbach Synagogue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 29, 2014
1. Dettelbach Synagogue Marker
Inscription. In German:

An dieser Stelle stand 1862 die erbaute Synagoge der jüdischen Kultusgmeinde Dettelbach. Nach 1938 wurde das Gebäude als Volksschule benutzt.

English translation:

On this site stood the synagogue of the Jewish community of Dettelbach, built in 1862. After 1938 the building was used as a grade school.
 
Location. 49° 48.107′ N, 10° 9.618′ E. Marker is in Dettelbach, Bavaria, in Landkreis Kitzingen. Marker is on Häfnermarkt just north of Sackgasse when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Haus Häfnermarkt 4, Dettelbach, Bavaria 97337, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dettelbach City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bacchus Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Mainstockheim Synagogue (approx. 3 kilometers away); Peter Ochs, Metzler / Peter Ochs, the Butcher (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); Und Davor ein Kapellchen und Almosenstock / And for that a Chapel and Begging Stick (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); Peter Geist (approx.
The Former Dettelbach Synagogue - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 29, 2014
2. The Former Dettelbach Synagogue - Wide View
Built in 1862, the synagogue included 2 classrooms, a community hall, and a mikvah. In the violence of Kristalnacht (November 9-10, 1938), only the Torah curtain was burned. The last 11 Jewish inhabitants of Dettelbach, all elderly, were deported to the Theresienstadt ghetto in September, 1942. The site is now occupied by a savings bank. The marker is visible just to the right of the entrance, below the window.
8.4 kilometers away); Bei einem Backofen / At the Baker's Oven (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); Von Rechtswegen über das Menschenblut zu richten / A Legal Process Driven by Human Blood (approx. 8.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dettelbach.
 
Also see . . .  Der Synagoge in Dettelbach (Kreis Kitzingen). Alemannia-Judaica.de's German-language history of the Jewish community in Dettelbach. (Submitted on September 25, 2014.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 24, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on September 25, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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