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PHILIPPSBURG incorporating HUTTENHEIM. Karlsruhe district [also see Obergrombach] PDF Print E-mail

Coat of arms of Philippsburg 49 ° 14 'N, 08 ° 27' E. 17 miles southeast of Mannheim, 16 miles north of Karlsruhe, in the district of Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg NW. Jewish popuation: 94 (in 1842) to 45 (in 1933). PHILIPPSBURG incorporates HUTTENHEIM. Possession of the town was disputed between Germany and France. Formerly,a fortress was located poorly in the town. Jewish history. WWII history. reference. The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People Jerusalem (CAHJP). [Mar 2013]


The Jewish community in Phillipsburg at first used Jewish cemetery at Obergrombach. In 1889 a private cemetery was established in the district Huttenheim inWon Gewann Im Sandfeld auf dem Wall.The Jewish cemetery area is11.95 Ar. 47 gravestones are visible. The landmarked cemetery's first burial took place in 1890 and the last was Beige Moritz Neuburger, who from 1889 to 1938 Jewish teacher in Phillipsburg . He returned from exile after 1945 to Heidelberg in 1954 was buried in the cemetery. [Mar 2013]

Jewish Cemetery Phillipsburg at Alemannia Judaica [Mar 2013]

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. 380-381 [Mar 2013]

Cemetery history and photos. [Mar 2013]

76661 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Karlsruhe.
LOCATION OF CEMETERY: Huttenheim Im Sandfeld auf dem Wall (Detail).
IN USE: From 1889 until 1954. First funeral 1890.
  • 1988 photographs of all gravestones with mapping of graves by Zentralarchiv.
  • 1992 cemetery documentation including above photographs by the Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt ed. Monika Preuss).
  • Numerous photographs of individual gravestones and general cemetery views in Alemannia Judaica.
  • The cemetery was in fact owned and used by the Jewish community of Philippsburg, although the land itself was within the then Huttenheimer boundary.
  • Prior to 1889 the cemetery in Obergrombach was used for burials (Hundsnurscher/Taddey 1968, page 238.
  • The last person to be buried was Moritz Neuburger, who was a Jewish teacher in Philippsburg but who returned to Heidelberg after 1945.
SOURCES: University of Heidelberg and Alemannia Judaica.
[Researched and translated from German September 2008]
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