Mitten unter uns. Landjuden in Unterfranken vom Mittelalter bis ins 20. Jahrhundert. Begleitheft zur Wanderausstellung

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Translated title In Our Midst. Rural Jews in Lower Franconia from the Middle Ages until the 20th Century. Booklet for the traveling exhibition
Authors & Curators

Rebekka Denz, Rotraud Ries.


Würzburg, Germany, 2013. Booklet, 49 pp., illustrations: 32 col., 25 b&w, 21 × 14.7 cm. German.


Landratsamt Würzburg (14–21 October 2013)


A traveling exhibition of photographs and documents relating to the Jews of Lower Franconia. Chronological survey, followed by an examination of nine themes, each connected to a specific district: Institutions of Jewish Communities (Schweinfurt), Jews Among Christians (Miltenberg), Cattle and Textile Dealers (Rhön-Grabfeld), Man and Wife in the Jewish Tradition (Aschaffenburg), etc. Brief biographical sketches of four figures from this region (15th–20th C). No itemized listing.

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Antisemitic images/objectsCalendarsCemeteries, FranconiaCemeteries, GermanyHaggadotHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 15th CMikvahPostcardsPrints, costumeSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogues, FranconiaSynagogues, GermanyTorah Ark curtains

Other venues

Johann-Schöner-Gymnasium Karlstadt, Germany (4–31 December 2013); Altes Rathaus, Lohr am Main, Germany (2–18 January 2014); Rathaus Würzburg, Germany (January–6 February 2014); Balthasar-Neumann-Gymnasium, Marktheidenfeld, Germany (2–28 February 2014; 10–16 March 2014); Rathaus, Obbach, Germany (19 March–25 May 2014); Kirche St. Michael, Gochsheim, Germany (7–21 April 2014); Ehemaliges Gutmann-Anwesen, Schwanfeld, Germany (22 April–6 May 2014); Alten Rathaus (Rüstkammer), Gerolzhofen, Germany (6–25 May 2014); Synagoge Obernbreit, Germany (1–22 June 2014); Kirchenburgmuseum Mönchsondheim, Iphofen-Mönchsondheim, Germany (24 June–13 July 2014); Synagoge Memmelsdorf, Germany (15–29 July 2014); Ehemaliges Lehrerwohnhaus, Kleinsteinach, Germany (31 July–17 August 2014); Jüdisches Kulturmuseum, Veitshöchheim, Germany (21 August–28 September 2014); Hanns-Seidel-Gymnasium, Hösbach, Germany (29 September–25 October 2014); Schloss Grumbach, Rimpar, Germany (7–30 November 2014); Rathaus Zell, Zell am Main, Germany (2 December 2014–5 January 2015); Friedrich-List Gymnasium, Gemünden am Main, Germany (29 January–6 February 2015); Kloster Wechterswinkel, Bastheim, Germany (9–13 February 2015); Landratsamt Rhön-Grabfeld, Bad Neustadt, Germany (16–27 Feburary 2015); Gymnasium Mellrichstadt, Germany (2–13 March 2015); Gymnasium Bad Königshofen, Germany (16–27 March 2015); Museen der Stadt Miltenberg, Germany (2 April–24 May 2015); Historisches Rathaus Eschau, Germany (28 May–10 June 2015); Hermann-Staudinger-Gymnasium (HSG), Erlenbach, Germany (15–26 June 2015); Ratssaal der Groß-Gemeinde Knetzgau, Germany (30 October–30 November 2015); Johanna-Stahl-Zentrum, Würzburg, Germany (4–28 April 2016); Landwirtschaftsministerium, Munich, Germany (25 October–6 November 2016); Haus der Langen Rhön, Oberelsbach, Germany (11 January–27 February 2017)

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