On October 22, 1940 – 75 years ago – the Jewish population of Baden was deported to Gurs in South-France.
In cooperation with the denkmal-aktiv AG of the Wilhelmi-Gymnasium Sinsheim, the VHS Sinsheim and „Spielmobil im Kraichgau e.V.” we commemorate this event in a series of events.
As already in 2004 a Muslimah, a Jewish and a Christian woman talked under the heading „Eve's Daughters” about the different rôle models given through their resp. religion.
Dr. Edith Wolber, a member of our society, presented her new book
„Jüdisches Leben in Meckesheim bis 1940. Die vergessene Geschichte eines Kraichgaudorfes”
Naturheilpraxis 74909 Meckesheim, Bergstraße 3
Friday, October 9, 7 pm
Participants of the study trip in April 2015 have created an exhibition. Different impressions from a group that went together to this place of inhumanity will be shown.
Kurt Salomon Maier from Kippenheim will talk. He survived the deportation to Gurs
October 10, 7 pm in the Musiksaal of the Wilhelmi-Gymnasium
In the Steinsfurt synagogue on sunday October 18, at 3 pm we had a commemoration for the deportation of the Jews 75 years ago.
Patronage: OB Jörg Albrecht, Sinsheim
The Film „Elzer” was shown in the Citydome
A central event took place at the memorial in Neckarzimmern starting 2 pm
On the Synagogenplatz in Sinsheim we remember the pogroms in November 1938, when the Sinsheim synagoge was burned down, too.
Start: 6 pm
The exhibition „Zeitzeugen” (contemporary wittnesses) with photographs from Jewish cemeteries is shown in Bad Rappenau in the Forum „Fränkischer Hof” (Heinsheimer Straße 16) from September 26 to November 2015