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).

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

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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