Sie waren und sind unsere Nachbarn. Spuren jüdischen Lebens in Mönchengladbach. Katalog zur Ausstellung des Stadtarchivs Mönchengladbach im Haus Zoar

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Translated title They Were and Are Our Neighbors. Traces of Jewish Life in Mönchengladbach. Catalog to the Exhibition of the Municipal Archive Mönchengladbach in the Haus Zoar
Author & Editor

Doris Sessinghaus-Reisch.


Mönchengladbach, Germany, 1989. 127 pp., illustrations: 90 b&w 24 × 17 cm. German.


Haus Zoar (15 August–29 September 1989)


An historical-documentary survey, from the Middle Ages until post-Holocaust, presented as part of the city’s “Woche der jüdischen Mitbürger” [Jewish Citizens’ Week]. Introduction. Catalog in 6 chronological sections. Section IV (“Emancipation and Assimilation”, 1815–1933) discusses community life, numerous Jewish business, and the synagogue (including a small selection of ritual objects). Descriptive entries. 264 items.


All surviving members of the former Jewish community of Mönchengladbach and Rheydt were invited to participate in this event.

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Antisemitic images/objectsBiblical imagesChristian artCemeteries, GermanyGermanyHistorical photographsKeysKristallnachtPortraits, husband-wife pendantsPortraits, rabbisPrinted booksSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagoga & EcclesiaSynagogues, GermanySynagogues, Mönchengladbach

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