Smallest Jewish Community in World Established in Germany
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Smallest Jewish Community in World Established in Germany

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In this city, which with surrounding smaller towns had a Jewish population of more than 500 prior to Hitler, a Jewish community consisting of 12 men and 28 women and children, has been formally re-established. The charter meeting was attended by Siegfried Neuland, president of the Munich community and representative of Bavarian Jewish in the Bavarian Senate, himself a native of Bayreuth.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund