LEINGARTEN: incorporating SCHLUCHTERN in Heilbronn (Großgartach and Schluchtern) Print

Coat of arms of Leingarten49°09' N 9°07' E, incorporating SCHLUCHTERN:  Leingarten is a municipality in the district of Heilbronn, 7 km W of Heilbronn and formed 1 January 1970, when the municipalities of Großgartach and Schluchtern merged.

Website of the Municipality Leingarten

Website of the Central Archives Heidelberg: the Jewish cemetery Schluchtern

synagogue in Schluchter

The Jewish community were first buried in Schluchtern and Waibstadt and Heinsheim. In 1882 a private cemetery formed, now located in a new area on der Kiesbergstraße (Parcel 6159, face a 3.49; last burial 1969) on the eastern border of Schluchtern, a district of Leingarten in Heilbronn in northern Baden-Württemberg. The 349 m² cemetery was built  in 1882. The earliest of the 62 gravestones dates from 1882, the most recent from 1969.

  • Norbert Geiss: History of Jews in Schluchtern. A book of remembrance for the victims of the Nazi persecution of Jews. Lutheran Parish Schluchtern, Leingarten 2010, ISBN 978-3-9812485-8-6
  • Joachim Hahn and Jürgen Krüger: Synagogues in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Volume 2: Joachim Hahn: places and institutions. Theiss, Stuttgart 2007, ISBN 978-3-8062-1843-5 , pp. 295 (Memorial Book of the synagogues in Germany. Volume 4)

Commons: Jewish cemetery Schluchtern - collection of images, videos and audio files

Information about the Jewish cemetery Schluchtern at Alemannia Judaica

Information about the Jewish cemetery Schluchtern in the list of Jewish cemeteries in Baden-Württemberg the Central Archives for the Study of the History of the Jews in Germany with photos.

74211 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Heilbronn.
LOCATION OF CEMETERY: Kiesbergstrasse (Detail). Now located in a built-up area.
IN USE: From 1882 until 1969.

  • 1989 photographs of all gravestones with mapping of graves by Zentralarchiv.
  • 1991 complete cemetery documentation including above photographs by the Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt, ed. Frowald Gil Hüttenmeister).
  • Numerous photographs of gravestones and general cemetery views in Alemannia Judaica.
SOURCES: University of Heidelberg and Alemannia Judaica.
(Translated from German June 2008)
Last Updated on Sunday, 17 March 2013 19:17