MOSBACH: Mosbach, Lohrbach, Neckarelz, Diedesheim, Sattelbach, Reichenbuch Print

Coat of arms of Mosbach ALTERNATE NAMES: MOSBACH [GER], MOSBACH IN BADEN. 49°21' N, 09°09' E, 15 MILES NW OF HEILBRONN, IN NECKAR-ODENWALD-KREIS, N BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG. JEWISH POPULATION: 229 (IN 1871), 134 (IN 1933).

Not to be confused with Moßbach.. Mosbach is the capital of the Neckar-Odenwald district about 58 km E of Heidelberg with a population of approximately 25,000 people in six boroughs: Mosbach Town, Lohrbach, Neckarelz, Diedesheim, Sattelbach and Reichenbuch. Wikipedia. [Mar 2013]

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 847: "Mosbach".
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Germany, Vol. 2 (1986), P. 399: "MOSBACH"

JOWBRMosbach Jewish Cemetery

cemetery photos. [Mar 2013]

74821 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Neckar-Odenwaldkreis.
LOCATION OF CEMETERY: Between the current City cemetery and Kapellenweg (Detail).
IN USE: First mentioned in 1559 until 1935 and again in 1989.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 73. Oldest gravestone dated 1876.
DOCUMENTATION:
  • 1986 photographs of all gravestones with mapping of graves by Zentralarchiv.
  • 1992 cemetery documentation including above photographs by the Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt ed. Barbara Döpp).
  • Numerous photographs of individual gravestones and general cemetery views in Alemannia Judaica.
PUBLICATIONS:
NOTES:
  • This cemetery was largely destroyed during the Nazi regime. There is a memorial stone dedicated to The memory of the dead Jewish fellow citizens of the City of Mosbach.
SOURCES: University of Heidelberg and Alemannia Judaica.

[Researched and translated from German July 2008]

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Last Updated on Sunday, 17 March 2013 22:39