|BAD SALZUFLEN: North Rhine-Westphalia|
52°05′15″N 8°45′2″E, 45 miles WSW of Hannover, 11 miles NNW of Detmold, in Kreis Lippe. 2006 population: 54415. Bad Salzuflen is a spa town known for its saltwater springs and thermal baths. Earlier, the town profited from the salt trade. Many wealthy houses 16th and 17th century well-off citizens are preserved. Known for its concerts also. 1933 Jewish population: 54. Jewish history. The first synagogue was built 400 years ago. Jewish history. [Sep 2012]
32105 North Rhine-Westphalia (Gerz) / Zentralort.
OLD CEMETERY: Located Werler between road and Schießhofstrasse, formerly "Auf den Clues" and Before the gates of Herford ["Vor dem Herforder Thore] (hall 21, No. 574 and 575). For centuries Jewish congregations were forced to bury their dead outside the city limits. The first Jewish cemetery in Bad Salzuflen was established at the Werler Strasse, but was quickly filled. Used late 16th/ end 17 Century to 1933, 1855 expanded. Visible gravestones: 24. By 1877, the cemetery also was used by the Schötmar Jews. The Nazis destroyed most of the cemetery, the core area of the site was covered after the Second World War. In the 180s, there was a restoration of the cemetery by the town of Bad Salzuflen. photo. [Sep 2012]
- Approximately 1975-2000 by Heritage Office (Photos)
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