The Holy Community of Neunkirchen:
A story of Jews in their native land
(Neunkirchen, Austria)

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Translation of
Heilige Gemeinde Neunkirchen: Eine Jüdische Heimatgeschichte

Author: Gerhard Milchram

Published: Mandelbaum Verlag, Wien 2000


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Heilige Gemeinde Neunkirchen: Eine Jüdische Heimatgeschichte (The Holy Community of Neunkirchen: A story of Jews in their native land)
Author: Gerhard Milchram, Published: Mandelbaum Verlag, Wien 2000

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Forward 7
In the Beginning 9
Of the people and their lives 17
A particular community 27
Synagogue and cemetery 40
Antisemitism 54
The effect on community life 70
The end of the Jewish community in Neunkirchen 75
In memoriam – necrology 97
Dr. Emil Berstl, a Jewish revolutionary 100
The Löwys.  One family's story 109
Interviews 129
Herta Wollnermann nee Feiner 129
Anton (Naftali) Jaul 137
Erwin Baer 143
Clara Sarkani nee Blumenfeld 152
Rosa B. (anonymous by request) 158
Gila Dubresta nee Braun 163
The internment of the Hungarian Jews in Neunkirchen 167
In answer to the question of internment in Neunkirchen by János Kun 181
Sources 185
Notes 193

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