SINSHEIM, ELSENZ: (ZONSHEIM): Rhein-Neckar district Print

Coat of arms of Sinsheim SINSHEIM, ELSENZ: Alternate names: Sinsheim [Ger], Zonsheim [Yid]. 49°15' N, 08°53' E, 14 miles SE of Heidelberg, 17 miles WNW of Heilbronn. Jewish population: 135 (in 1871), 71 (in 1933).

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 1186: "Sinsheim".
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Germany, Vol. 2 (1986), p. 348: "Sinsheim"
  • JewishGen GerSIG

Commons: Jüdischer Friedhof Sinsheim - Sammlung von Bildern, Videos und Audiodateien

Jüdischer Friedhof Sinsheim beim Zentralarchiv zur Erforschung der Geschichte der Juden in Deutschland

Jüdischer Friedhof Sinsheim bei Alemannia Judaica with photos.

Central Archives Heidelberg side to the Jewish cemetery Sinsheim

Joachim Hahn und Jürgen Krüger: Synagogen in Baden-Württemberg. Band 2: Joachim Hahn: Orte und Einrichtungen. Konrad Theiss Verlag, Stuttgart 2007, ISBN 978-3-8062-1843-5 (Gedenkbuch der Synagogen in Deutschland. Band 4)

Photos of the Jewish cemetery in Sinsheim in the website of Stefan Haas: http://www.blitzlichtkabinett.de/lost-places/friedhofs-fotografie/friedhöfe-in-bad-württ/

 

Website of the town of Sinsheim

CEMETERY:

Sinsheim Jews were first buried in the Waibstadt Jewish cemetery . By 1890, a separate cemetery was built, north of the city cemetery, with the first burial in 1891. This landmarked Jewish cemetery covers an area of 17,36 Ar and still holds 78 gravestones. The last burial was in 1977.

74889 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).

DISTRICT: Rhein-Neckar-Kreis.

LOCATION OF CEMETERY:

IN USE: From 1891 until 1977.

NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 78.

DOCUMENTATION:

  • 1987photographs 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.

PUBLICATIONS:

NOTES:

  • Prior to 1891, the cemetery in Waibstadt was used by the Sinsheim Jewish community for burials (Hahn 1988, page 486).

SOURCES: University of Heidelberg and Alemannia Judaica.

(Researched and translated from German December 2008).

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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