Yom Kippur Program from the Aschaffenburg Synagogue, 1937


Program for Yom Kippur services held at the synagogue in Aschaffenburg; September 15, 1937

Identifer: CJF.2009.001.283


World War II & The Holocaust; Jewish Community; Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement)

University of Cincinnati Hillel Collection

A synagogue in Aschaffenburg was first mentioned in 1344; it was used by the Jewish community until the middle of the 15th century. The building fell into decay and destroyed in 1459. 

A new synagogue was built between the years 1890-1893, on the walls of the old building. On the morning of November 10th, 1938, the Sefer Torah, Parochet and archives were set on fire and the building destroyed by fire. 

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