|ROTTENBURG AM NECKAR (Baisingen), Mötzingen, Ergenzingen, Göttelfingen, Vollmaringen, Hirrlingen, Neustetten and Starzach) in Tübingen district|
48°28' N 8°56' E. Rottenburg am Neckar is a medium-sized town in the administrative district of Tübingen about 50 km SW of the provincial capital Stuttgart and about 12 km SW of the district town Tübingen. Rottenburg is the second largest city of the district after Tübingen and makes up a secondary center for the surrounding community. Since May 1, 1972, Rottenburg am Neckar is a district town (Große Kreisstadt). Rottenburg agreed to an administrative collectivity with the municipalities of Hirrlingen, Neustetten and Starzach. Wikipedia. Town website. Synagogue and Jewish community history. [Mar 2013]
Baisingen is a suburban district of Rottenburg am Neckar in the administrative district of Tübingen in Baden-Württemberg. Baisingen is located 15 km (9.32 mi) west from Rottenburg am Neckar, 4.97 m SE from Nagold and 7.45 mi NE from Horb am Neckar with villages of Mötzingen, Ergenzingen, Göttelfingen, Vollmaringen. Ergenzingen is like Baisingen, is a district of Rottenburg. The old synagogue of Baisingen has been restored. Related pages: Memorial Synagogue Baisingen (side of the city administration Rottenburg) Jewish history. [Feb 2013]
From 1596 to 1938, a Jewish presence was in the district of Rottenburg Baisingen. Since 1778 a Jewish cemetery existed and with the 1784 synagogue was the second important testament to Jewish life in Baisingen. Several houses in the village on the main road belonged to Baisingen Jews in the 19th century. They shape today's village. The Baisinger synagogue interior was destroyed in 1938 in the Kristallnacht pogrom . Later used as a barn until it was reopened in 1998 as a memorial. After the restoration, of all phases of architectural history are visible. Information: Department of Culture of Rottenburg at Obergasse 12. 72,108 Rottenburg am Neckar. Phone: 0 74 72 / 165-351 tours by appointment: Adolf Hug, tel 07457/1826. [Mar 2013]
72108 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).
DISTRICT: Tübingen (Tuebingen)
LOCATION OF CEMETERY 1: in ROTTENBURG.
LOCATION OF CEMETERY 2: in BAISINGEN (about 10 miles west of Rottenburg).
IN USE: From 1778 onwards.
[Researched and translated from German October 2008]
Update: The following text supplied by Shaul Sharoni: "The cemetery itself is well kept by the locals, and is thus not overgrown. It's rather small and sprawls over a few dunams, encircled by a solid fence and an entrance gate; older gravestones are often illegible but intact, and the last burial there took place in 2005-I think it was the one and only Holocaust survivor who actually returned to Baisingen after the War. His son, so I was told, is living somewhere in that area,
And Mr. Sharoni also supplied the following photographs:
To see information and photographs of individual gravestones in cemeteries in Baden-Wuerttemberg, click on this link and follow the directions on that page.
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