Encyclopaedia of Jewish Communities: Germany vol. 1

Translation of
Pinkas ha-kehilot Germanyah : entsiklopedyah shel ha-yishuvim ha-Yehudim
le-min hivasdam ve-'ad le-ahar Sho'at Milhemet ha-'olam ha-sheniyah: Bavaria

Edited by Baruch Z. Ophir in collaboration with Chasia Turtel-Aberzhanska and Shlomo Schmiedt

Published by Yad Vashem

Published in Jerusalem 1972


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Table of Contents transcribed by Fritz Neubauer

PINKAS HAKEHILOT

Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities

GERMANY (VOL. 1)

(Bavaria)

Editor: Baruch Z. Ophir in collaboration with Chasia Turtel-Aberzhanska and Shlomo Schmiedt

YAD VASHEM
The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
Jerusalem 1972


TitlePage No.
Foreward: Jacob Robinson1
Preface: Baruch Zvi Ophir3
Guide to Spelling and Transliteration6
Bavarian Jewry (Introduction) Baruch Zvi Ophir7
Documents from the Secret State Archives in Munich84
List of Sources Cited in the Introduction88
Jewish Communities in Bavaria, 1933101
  
List of communities*
Acholshausen435
Adelsberg380
Adelsdorf197
Aidhausen400
Allersheim404
Altenkunstadt200
Altenmuhr288
Altenschönbach401
Altenstadt 
Alzenau 402
Amberg153
Ansbach268
Arnstein407
Aschaffenburg408
Aschbach203
Aub382
Aufsess199
Augsburg583
Autenhausen199
Bad Kissingen419
Bad Neustadt a d Saale415
Bad Windsheim 
Bad Wörishofen623
Baiersdorf280
Bamberg205
Bastheim425
Bayreuth223
Bechhofen283
Behringersdorf333
Berolzheim 
Bibergau451
Binswangen610
Bonnland426
Brückenau431
Bütthard431
Burghaslach279
Burgkunstadt221
Burgpreppach427
Burgsinn426
Buttenheim220
Buttenwiesen608
Cham175
Coburg248
Cronheim356
Deggendorf144
Demmelsdorf228
Dettelbach450
Diespeck319
Dillingen a d Donau611
Dinkelsbühl294
Dittlofsroda452
Dornheim293
Ebelsbach379
Ebern380
Egenhausen259
Eibelstadt399
Eichenhausen418
Eichstätt, Bay263
Ellingen, Bay267
Erbendorf157
Erlangen276
Erlbach 
Ermershausen405
Ermetzhofen278
Ermreuth202
Eschau407
Estenfeld405
Euerbach391
Fechenbach534
Fellheim624
Feuchtwangen339
Fischach633
Floss168
Forch(h)eim243
Forth340
Frankenwinheim537
Freising134
Fürth, Bay342
Furth i Wald177
Gaukönigshofen433
Geldersheim531
Gemünden441
Georgensgmünd287
Geroda442
Geroldshausen445
Gerolzhofen445
Giebelstadt439
Gnodstadt442
Gochsheim436
Goldbach437
Gossmansdorf a Main438
Großheubach 
Großlangheim449
Großostheim448
Gunzenhausen288
Hagenbach230
Hainsfarth615
Hammelburg452
Harburg, Schwaben612
Haßfurt455
Heidenheim297
Heidingsfeld461
Heiligenstadt236
Heßdorf467
Hirschaid236
Hochstadt a Main222
Höchberg464
Höchheim466
Hörstein468
Hösbach438
Hof, Saale232
Hofheim, Unterfr458
Homburg a Main457
Hürben 
Hüttenbach295
Hüttenheim i Bay459
Ichenhausen598
Illereichen-Altenstadt605
Ingolstadt, Donau103
Karbach542
Karlstadt, Main543
Kempten, Allgäu636
Kissingen 
Kitzingen545
Kleinbardorf552
Kleineibstadt551
Kleinheubach554
Kleinlangheim556
Kleinsteinach557
Kleinwallstadt555
Klingenberg a Main559
Königshofen i Grabfeld559
Kötzting177
Kriegshaber, Schw639
Kronach253
Krumbach, Schwaben637
Kulmbach252
Landshut144
Laudenbach503
Lehrberg274
Lendershausen459
Leutershausen313
Lichtenfels, Bay239
Limbach507
Lindau, Bodensee619
Lisberg241
Lohr a Main506
Lülsfeld539
Mainbernheim516
Mainstockheim518
Markt Berolzheim314
Marktbreit510
Markt Erlbach303
Marktheidenfeld515
Marktredwitz235
Marktsteft514
Marold(s)weisach509
Maßbach507
Mellrichstadt522
Memmelsdorf, Unterfr524
Memmingen620
Miltenberg520
Mindelheim623
Merzbach 
Mittelsinn515
Mittelstreu524
Mitterteich174
Mönchsdeggingen316
Mönchsroth316
Mühlhausen241
Münchberg235
München105
Nabburg154
Nenzenheim336
Neumarkt, Oberpfalz166
Neunburg vorm Wald176
Neustadt a d Aisch317
Neustadt a d Saale 
Neustädtles527
Neu-Ulm604
Niederwerrn529
Nördlingen629
Nordheim v d Rhön528
Nürnberg320
Obbach384
Oberaltertheim385
Oberelsbach386
Oberkotzau234
Oberlauringen389
Obernbreit513
Oberriedenberg 
Oberthulba388
Oberwaldbehrungen387
Oberweilersbach198
Oettingen i Bay595
Österberg595
Ottensoos259
Pappenheim, Mittelfr337
Passau146
Pfaffenhausen537
Plattling148
Platz, Unterfr443
Poppenlauer531
Pretzfeld245
Prichsenstadt539
Reckendorf568
Regensburg178
Reichenberg564
Reichmannsdorf, Oberfr255
Reistenhausen565
Rieneck567
Rimpar565
Roding177
Rödelsee562
Rosenheim134
Roth b Nürnberg357
Rothenburg ob der Tauber359
Rückersdorf334
Scheinfeld370
Scheßlitz230
Schnaittach371
Schöllkrippen579
Schondra444
Schonungen576
Schopfloch368
Schwabach362
Schwandorf i Bay153
Schwanfeld569
Schweinfurt572
Schweinheim570
Schweinshaupten571
Selb234
Seubelsdorf241
Sommerau408
Sommerhausen499
Steinach a d Saale577
Steinhart370
Straubing141
Sugenheim307
Sulzbach-Rosenberg158
Sulzbürg163
Sulzdorf a d Lederhecke498
Tauberrettersheim500
Teunz173
Thalmässing, Mittelfr308
Theilheim501
Thüngen502
Tirschenreuth173
Trabelsdorf238
Trappstadt561
Treuchtlingen310
Uehlfeld264
Uffenheim261
Ullstadt308
Unsleben396
Unteraltertheim393
Untereisenheim392
Untererthal394
Untermerzbach526
Unterriedenberg395
Urspringen398
Veitshöchheim533
Vilseck162
Vilshofen147
Völkersleier535
Waidhaus172
Waldsassen172
Wallerstein616
Walsdorf238
Wasserlos403
Wassertrüdingen298
Weiden, Oberpf156
Weimarschmieden472
Westheim b Bad Kissingen494
Westheim b Haßfurt496
Wiesenbronn470
Wiesenfeld471
Wilhermsdorf301
Willmars472
Windsbach303
Windsheim305
Wittelshofen300
Wörishofen 
Wörth a Main498
Würzburg474
Zeckendorf246
Zeckern 
Zeilitzheim541
Zeitlofs540
Zirndorf354
 
Maps (with lists of Communities)
 
Bavariabefore p. 101
Upper and Lower Bavariabefore p. 101
Upper and Lower Bavariabefore p. 139
Upper Palatinatebefore p. 151
Upper Franconiabefore p. 195
Middle Franconiabefore p. 257
Lower Franconiabefore p. 377
Swabiabefore p. 581
 
General List of Sources641
Sources of Photographs658
Index of Authors660
General Index663
Selected List of Terms, Organizations, and Institutions cited in the PinkasX'
 
Bavarian Jewry: A Summary of the introduction in English
 
The Weimar Period--Omen of the FutureIX
The Rise of the Nazis and the Struggle for PowerXI
The Demographic Situation of Bavarian Jewry after the Nazi Rise to PowerXIV
Organized and anti-Jewish ActivitiesXIV
The Economic Boycott TightensXVI
Differences of Opinion on anti-Jewish PoliciesXVII
The Nuremberg LawsXX
The Use of TerrorXXIII
Blood LibelXXV
The Plot to destroy the SynagoguesXXVI
The November 1938 DisturbancesXXVII
Expropriation of Jewish PropertyXXVIII
Emigration of Jews from BavariaXXIX
Nazi Action against Jewish Organizations; Acts of Violence and TerrorXXIX
Renewed Organizational and Cultural ActivityXXXII
Increased Zionist ActivityXXXV
The Activity of the Union of Jewish CommunitiesXXXVI
“The National Union”XXXVIII
“Ghettoization”XXXIX
DeportationsXXXIX
Population Changes--Bavarian Jewry (1/9/1942-1/7/1944)XL
 
*Further information on the towns 


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