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Synagogues of the World: Germany


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



 A rendering of the “New Synagogue”  

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









Synagogue in Siegen

Synagogue in Siegen being burned during World War II



Levy’sche Synagogue


Rashi’s Synagogu

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 [possibly defunct]
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