WOLFENBÜTTEL: Lower Saxony Print

Coat of arms of Wolfenbüttel52°09′44″N 10°32′13″EWolfenbüttel is a town in Lower Saxony on the Oker river about 13 km S of Brunswick as the seat of the District of (Landkreis) Wolfenbüttel and of the bishop of the Protestant Lutheran State Church of Brunswick. The southernmost of the 172 towns in northern Germany whose names end in büttel, i.e. "residence" or "settlement." Alternate names: WOLFENBÜTTEL (WOLFENBUETTEL). Victor Ehrenberg, a Jewish jurist, was born here. Wikipedia. 1906 Encyclopedia Judaica entry. [August 2012]

Cemetery: 38302 Lower Saxony (Gerz, Peters)
Cemetery list Source: Leo Baeck Institute.

1984 Memorial. [August 2012]

Holocaust Memorial dedication 25 Aug 2006 and detailed community history. [August 2012]

Vandalism Report. 9 June 2009 - "Six gravestones have been toppled in the Wolfenbüttel Jewish Cemetery in the German city of Salzgitter. According to the local municipality, removing the damages caused by the vandals will cost some 4000 Euros. The police have launched an investigation."[August 2012]

Vandalism Report: " Restoration of Vandalised Graves in Lower Saxony Jewish Cemetery. 7 July 2009 - The Federation of Jewish Communities in the German region of Lower Saxony is restoring vandalised graves in the Wolfenbüttel Jewish cemetery. As part of the project, documentation about Jewish life in the region will be exhibited in the building of the city's former synagogue starting 19 September. The municipality is providing funding for both the restoration and the documentation. Read the original article (in German)". [August 2012]

  1. Der jüdische Friedhof in Wolfenbüttel, Marcus Baumgarten; Helmut Berthold; Lessing-Akademie.; Salomon Ludwig Steinheim-Institut für Deutsch-Jüdische Geschichte. Wolfenbüttel : Lessing-Akademie Wolfenbüttel ; Duisburg : Steinheim-Institut Duisburg, ©2005. Book : German. Possibly contains epitaphs.

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