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Coat of arms Ravenstein 49°24' N, 09°30' E, 47 miles E of Mannheim, 22 miles NE of Heilbronn, in N Baden-Württemberg on the southeastern edge of the Neckar-Odenwald district . 1900 Jewish population: 101. From 1737 a synagogue/school (now church building) until 1880 was the seat of the Bezirksrabbinats . In 1938, the synagogue was destroyed inside and the Jewish citizens exiled or deported to Gurs . see Ravenstein.

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 811: "Merchingen".
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Germany, Vol. 2 (1986), p. 409: "Merchingen"
  • JewishGen GerSIG

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