Sunday, November 09, 2014

In commeration of Kristallnacht: Bechhofen and Langenselbold

One ancestral synagogue destroyed, one wrecked:

Bechhofen, where the Bechhofers are from (the shul where my father loy"t's bris took place in 1933).
http://www.alemannia-judaica.de/bechhofen_synagoge.htm

Langenselbold, where the Glaubergs (my father's mother's family) are from.

http://www.alemannia-judaica.de/langenselbold_synagoge.htm

BTW, the Glauberg family matzah bakery in Langenselbold was the first automated matzah factory in Germany.

The staff (ca. 1902):


An ad (Hermann Glauberg was my great grandfather):



An ad advertising the sale of Glauberg matzahs at KAJ (IRG), Frankfurt:


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