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52°4′N 7°0′E, in Kreis Borken, NW Nordrhein-Westfalen, near the Dutch border. Jewish population: 110 (in 1895), 72 (in 1933). Jewish history.

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  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), pp. 21-22: "Ahaus".
  • [Sep 2012]
  • Aachen
    Title: Juden in Aachen
    Author: Manfred Berganzand Annelie Kreutz
    Publication Date: 1988
    Publisher: Gesellschaft fuer Christlich-Juedische Zusammenarbeit
    Comments: at Princeton Univ. library, call no. DS 135 G4 A22 B54

    Title: Die Juden in Aachen; historische Uebersicht
    Author: Otto Dresemann
    Publication Date: 1887
    Comments: at Leo Baeck Institute, call no. DS 135 G4 A22 D7

    Title: Zur Geschichte der Juden in der Aachener Gegend
    Author: Emil Pauls
    Publication Date: 1918
    Comments: at Leo Baeck Institute, call no. DS 135 G4 A22 P34


CEMETERY: 48683 North Rhine-Westphalia (Gerz) Jewish Cemetery photo source. On the road to Wessumer. Used 1820 - 1941, oldest grave stone 1844. 58 gravestones. The area was then called Windmühlentor. On the 741 acre estate, 58 are gravestones with some still legible inscriptions are visible. The oldest is from 1844, the most recent 1937. In 1940 two funerals took place, but no gravestones were set. Date: 1820 to 1941. photo of new gate to cemetery. Study of cemetery by Nathanja Hüttenmeister, Jewish Cemetery Ahaus, Duisburg 2010, ISBN 978-3-9807566-6-2, 16 euros. .

Digital Edition: Jewish cemetery Ahaus (1844-1937 / 57 inscriptions)
- History in Westphalia-Lippe 1987 , p.29
- History in Handbook 2008 , pp. 15

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