|BAD SCHÖNBORN (ncorporating BAD MINGOLSHEIM.)|
BAD SCHÖNBORN (SCHOENBORN) incorporating BAD MINGOLSHEIM. Bad Schönborn at 49°12' N 8°39' E is a municipality in northern Karlsruhe district ion the Bertha Benz Memorial Route. Bad Schönborn is a health resort spa with mineral springs offering the largest roofed swimming area in Germany to people with disease like rheumatism. Jewish history. From the beginning of the 19th century to 1935, a Jewish community existed although in 1740 four Jewish families were there and in 1785, six. Additional Jewish population: 1825=43 (2.6% of 1,677 inhabitants), 1832=40, 1836=54, 1830=52, 1864=67, 1871=69, 1875=77 as the greatest number (3.9 % of a total of 1,972), 1880=70, 1885=65, 1890=60, 1900=53 (2.5% of 2,128), 1910=32 (1.4% of 2,251). The municipality had a synagogue, a Jewish school with teacher's house at Friedrichstraße 25 and a mikvah. The first burials were the first in Obergrombach but since 1878, here in their own cemetery. They had a teacher/cantor and shochet. In 1827 the town was part of the Bruchsal rabbinate. Mingolsheim belonged to the Jewish community in Bad Langenbrücken. Since 1875/80, some Jewish families settled. Jewish families in Mingolsheim lived mainly from livestock and grain trade and by 1900 from several Jewish cigar factories. [Feb 2013]
76669 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).
IN USE: From 1878 until 1939.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 154.
(Researched and translated from German January 2009).
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