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Coat of arms of Witzenhausen, Germany 51°20′32″N 9°51′28″E, This small town in the Werra-Meißner-Kreis in NE Hesse was granted town rights in 1225, and until 1974 was a district seat. Europe's biggest self-contained cherry-growing area. Wikipedia. Jewish population:  201 (1871), 134 (1933). Jewish history since 1600s. [August 2012]

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 1452: "Witzenhausen".
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Germany, Vol. 3 (1992), p. 475: "Witzenhausen"
  • JewishGen GerSIG

Cemetery: 37213 Hesse (Gerz)

Fährgasse

photo [August 2012]

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 19:40
 
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