Warum die Synagogen brannten … Eine lokalgeschichtliche Dokumentation zur Erinnerung an die jüdischen Gemeinden in Heilbronn und Umgebung und ihre Zerstörung nach 1933

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Translated title Why the Synagogues Burned … A Local Historical Documentation in Memory of the Jewish Communities in and around Heilbronn and their Destruction after 1933
Editor & Curator

Martin Uwe Schmidt.


Heilbronn, Germany, 1993 (2nd edition). Booklet, 46 pp., illustrations: 52 b&w, 29.5 × 21.2 cm. German.


Kilianskirche, Heilbronn (23 October–22 November 1988)


An expanded second edition of the original catalog, documenting the escalation of antisemitism throughout the 20th C that led to the extermination of the region’s Jews. 6 chronological sections, each with texts, historical photographs and documents. No itemized listing.

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GermanyHistorical photographsSynagogues, Germany

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Schmidt, Martin Uwe. Warum die Synagogen brannten … eine Ausstellung der Evangelischen Gesamtkirchengemeinde Heilbronn zum Gedenken an die Zerstörung der Synagoge in Heilbronn am 10. November 1938, 1988.

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