Juden auf dem Lande. Beispiel Ichenhausen

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Translated title Village Jews. The Example of Ichenhausen
Editors & Curators

Johannes Erichsen, Manfred Treml.


Ichenhausen, Germany, 1991. 173 pp., illustrations: 131 b&w, 20.8 × 14.7 cm. German.




Ehemalige Synagoge “Haus der Begegnung” (9 July–29 September 1991)


Historical-documentary exhibition on the synagogue and the Jews of Ichenhausen. Introduction to the exhibition by Johannes Erichsen. Introductory essay on Ichenhausen’s Jews by Silvester Lechner. Catalog in 9 chronological/topical sections, each with introduction and detailed entries. Topics include: the synagogue, communal institutions and their leaders (synagogue, schools, cemetery, rabbis, cantors, etc.), equality and integration, disenfranchisement and assassination, and remembrance. Includes photographs of synagogues and ceremonial objects. 180 items.

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Cemeteries, GermanyGermanyHistorical photographsHolocaustKristallnachtPaintings, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPesach platesPostcardsShabbat cloths/tableclothsShabbat lampsSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogues, GermanySynagogues, IcenhausenTass

Other venue

Judaica Museum, Hebrew Home for the Aged, Riverdale, N.Y., USA (20 December 1992–23 May 1993)

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Related publications

Village Jews. The Example of Ichenhausen. Exhibition texts. Guide for non-German speaking visitors. Includes essay “Jews in Ichenhausen, An Overview” (Johannes Erichsen), translations of the exhibition texts panels and picture captions, and 2 maps of Jewish sites in Ichenhausen; Jüdisches Leben in Ichenhausen (1541–1942). Handreichung zur Ausstellung ‘Juden auf dem Lande’. Anregungen und Arbeitsmittel für das Lernen vor Ort [Handout for the Exhibition ‘Village Jews’. Suggestions and Tools for Learning on Site]. Didactic workbook with information, questions and answers related to the synagogue and the exhibition.

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