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HILSBACH: Rhine-Neckar district. Also see Waibstad PDF Print E-mail

Coat of Hilsbach Hilsbach is a formerly independent city in the south of the Rhine-Neckar district and since 1971 incorported in Sinsheim. :The Jewish community formed in the 17th century and existed until 1877. The Jewish quarter is a historically preserved quarters of the former Jewish community in Hilsbach that had a 19th century synagogue now replaced by an old farm building.  The Jewish cemetery history. In 1743 five families lived there. (Moses Salomon, Salomon Loew, Loew Hart, Isay and Baruch Haart). They lived in poverty in the Jewish quarter as one of the poorest Jewish communities in Baden. Snce 1827, they were part of the Bezirksrabbinat Sinsheim and buried their dead in the Jewish cemetery in Waibstadt . The Jewish community had a prayer room and a mikvah..After the dissolution of the Jewish community in 1877, Hilsbach remaining Jews belonged to the Jewish community in Sinsheim .[Feb 2013]

  • Klaus-Dieter Alicke: . Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in German-speaking 3 vols. Gütersloh publishing house , Gütersloh, 2008, ISBN 978-3-579-08035-2 . (See in Sinsheim)
  • Joachim Hahn and Jürgen Krüger: Synagogues in Baden-Wuerttemberg . Volume 2: Joachim Hahn: places and institutions . Theiss, Stuttgart 2007, ISBN 978-3-8062-1843-5Memorial Book of the synagogues in Germany . Volume 4), pp. 446-447

74889 Baden-Württemberg

Hilsbach has a big and ancient Jewish cemetery. [sic] Source: Christof Eberstadt, Luitpoldstr. 46, 91052 Erlangen, Germany

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