Vanished Jewish Community

(Grussenheim, France)

48°07' / 07°28'

Translation of
Grussenheim: Communauté Juive Disparue

Edited by Joseph Bloch and Salomon Picard

Published by “Les Amis du Cimetière Israélite
De Grussenheim”, 1960

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Permission graciously granted by Mme. Lyse SCHWARZFUCHS,
the granddaughter of one of the authors, Rabbi Joseph BLOCH z”l

This is a translation from Grussenheim: Communauté Juive Disparue (Grussenheim: Vanished Jewish Community)
Joseph Bloch and Salomon Picard, Published by “Les Amis du Cimetière Israélite De Grussenheim”, 1960

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I. Beginning and growth of the community
II. Trades
III. The Synagogues
IV. The Cantors
V. The Rabbis
VI. The School and the Teachers
VII. The Presidents
VIII. 'Hévrôth
IX. The Cemetery
X. Notes


1. Extract of the 1784 Census
2. Indications on the age of the people listed in the 1784 Census and their relatives
3. The first entries in civil records (1793)
4. Statements of the Jews of Grussenheim for the adoption of fixed names and forenames
5. Genealogical tables of the Jewish families of Grussenheim
6. Memories of the life in my village

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