,48°40' N 7°55' E, 358.2 miles SW of Berlin Rheinau is located in the Upper Rhine River Plains directly on the Rhine at the German-French border. The center of town is located immediately on the Rhine crossing to France and the southern borough of Linx is not far from Kehl and Strasbourg. Rheinau is made up of the boroughs of Freistett (Hauptort and administrative seat of Rheinau with city hall), Diersheim, Hausgereut, Helmlingen, Holzhausen, Honau, Linx, Memprechtshofen and Rheinbischofsheim. The town is a combination of the formerly independent communities of Freistett, Helmlingen, Memprechtshofen, Rheinbischofsheim, Hausgereut, Diersheim, Linx, Hohbühn, Holzhausen and Honau.
Jewish community history. [Mar 2013]
Joachim Hahn and Jürgen Krüger: Synagogues in Baden-Wuerttemberg . Volume 2: Joachim Hahn: places and institutions . Theiss, Stuttgart 2007, ISBN 978-3-8062-1843-5 ( Memorial Book of the synagogues in Germany . Volume 4)
The Freistett Jews first were buried in Kuppenheim. By 1830, a separate cemetery in Won "Hungerfeld" at today's B 36 / Parcel 1400/1, space was created 29.4 ar), for the Jews from Rheinbischofsheim , Kehl (until 1924), Bodersweier and Lichtenau mit benutzten. In the cemetery is a memorial for the Lichtenau Jewish community members fallen in the First World War. [Mar 2013]
RHEINAU Baden, 77866 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).
LOCATION OF CEMETERY in FREISTETT: near road junction B36/L87 (Detail).
IN USE: From around 1810 until 1939. Oldest located datable gravestone 1817.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 618.
LOCATION OF CEMETERY in RHEINBISHOFSHEIM - Gewann Schiessrain.
IN USE: only one datable gravestone 1819.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 1 (Family grave).
[Researched and translated from German October 2008].
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