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Synagogues of the World: Germany

Berlin

 

Jebenhausen Synagogue, built in 1804, closed in 1900 and was torn down in 1905.

 

 

Torah curtain donated for the Jebenhausen
Synagogue in 1804.

 

 

The Tables of the Covenant which adorned the Torah shrine in the Jebenhausen Synagogue are preserved in the city museum of Goeppingen.

 

 

The Oranienbergerstrasse Synagogue in
Berlin was the largest synagogue in the world when completed in 1866. It was destroyed on Kristallnacht in 1938. Recently renovated, its main sanctuary now houses a museum of Jewish history.

 

 

Pestalozzistrasse Synagogue

 

 

Rykestrasse Synagogue

 

 

Kottbusser Ufer Synagogue

 

 

Oranienbergerstrasse Synagogue

 

 

Friedenstempel Markgraf-Albrecht-Strasse Synagogue

 

 

Levetzowstrasse Synagogue

 

 

Muenchenerstrasse Synagogue

 

Munich

Frankfurt

 

A rendering of the “New Synagogue".

 

 

The Judengasse Synagogue in Frankfurt’s Jewish ghetto, around 1880.

 

 

Synagogue in Frankfurt.

 

 

Dresden

Dusseldorf

Hamburg

 

Essen

Heidelberg

Manheim

Siegen

 

Synagogue in Siegen.

 

 

Synagogue in Siegen being burned during World War II

 

Worms

 

Synagogue in Worms.

 

 

Levy'sche Synagogue in Worms

 

Smaller cities

 

Synagogue in Hildesheim

 

 

Synagogue in Nuremberg

 

 

Synagogue in Aachen

 

 

Synagogue in Cologne

 

 

Synagogue in Horde

 

 

Synagogue in Dessau

 

 

Synagogue in Bamberg

 

 

Synagogue in Weisbaden

 

 

Synagogue in Kaiserlatern

 

 

Synagogue in Euskirchen

 

 

Synagogue in Detmold

 

 

Synagogue in Bielefeld

 

 

Synagogue in Thionville

 

 

Synagogue in Bonn

 

 

Synagogue in Landau

 

 

Synagogue in Goppingen

 

 

Synagogue in Dortmund

 

 

Synagogue in Bruchsal

 

 

Synagogue in Luneburg

 

 

Synagogue in Gross Gerau

 

 

Synagogue in Paderborn

 

 

Synagogue in Mainz

 

 

Synagogue in Pforzheim

 

 

Synagogue in Mulheim

 

 

Synagogue in Heilbronn

 

 

Synagogue in Chemnitz

 

 

Synagogue in Rastenburg

 

 

Synagogue in Elsdorf

 

 

Synagogue in Delmenhorst

 

 

Synagogue in Aaschaffenburg

 

 

Synagogue in Bechhofen

 

 

Synagogue in Buttenwisen

 


Sources: Frankfurt synagogues courtesy of www.AltFrankfurt.com
Jebenhausen - A Jewish Community in Wuerttemberg

New Synagogue photo courtesy of David Navarro.
Darmstadt photos courtesy of Brian Large
Postcard and stamp photos courtesy of Judaica Philatelic Resources
Fraenkelufer Synagogue, Heidelberg Synagogue, Mannheim Synagogue and Levy’sche Synagogue photos courtesy of HaChayim HaYehudim Jewish Photo Library (© Jono David Media)
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Photos of Ohel Jakob Synagogue in Munich courtesy of ScrapbookPages