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Type: Demonstration
Date: Friday, November 9th, 2018
Time: 7 p.m.
Venue: In front of the Jewish Prayer Room Museum in Horb

On the night of November 9th to 10th 1938, the synagogues and prayer rooms of Jewish communities all over Germany and Austria were destroyed. More than 30,000 Jewish men were arrested and taken away to concentration camps.

Type: Lecture
Date: Friday, September 21st, 2018
Time: 7.30 p.m.
Venue: Jewish Prayer Room Museum

Among the 1,200 Jewish Concentration Camp prisoners who were allowed to leave for Switzerland shortly before the end of World War I, was the five-year-old Czech orphan, Pavel Hoffmann.

Type: Lecture
Date: Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
Time: 6 p.m.
Venue: Community Room in the Town Hall in Dettensee

On European Day of Jewish Culture, Professor Wolfgang Benz reports on his research on Norbert Stern, writer and scholar (1881 – 1964), a blind man who survived the Concentration Camp in Theresienstadt.

Type: Exhibition
Date: June 17th to October 14th, 2018
Time: Saturdays and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Venue: Jewish Prayer Room Museum. Fürstabt-Gerbert-Str. 2, Horb

On the afternoon of February 7th, 1945 - three months before the end of the Second World War in Europe - two special trains of the Swiss Federal Railway arrived in St. Gallen. One thousand two hundred liberated Jewish prisoners from the Concentration Camp in Theresienstadt were on board.

Type: Lecture
Date: Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Time: 8 p.m.
Venue: Jewish Prayer Room Museum in Fürstabt-Gerbert-Str. 2, Horb

The Hebrew expression Schir ha-Schirim, literally translated, means Song of Songs in the sense of “the most beautiful song”.

14 June 2017 Published in Shavei Zion

Name and Symbol: Part 1

Judy Temime is Shavei Zion's town archivist and regularly writes on different topics from Shavei Zion's history. You can now read these reports in English on the website of the Former Rexingen Synagogue. Judy Temime was born and raised in the USA. In her article “Name and Symbol: Part 1,” Judy describes the difficulties of finding a name for the new settlement on the Mediterranean.

Judy Temime is Shavei Zion's town archivist and regularly writes on different topics from Shavei Zion's history. You can now read these reports in English on the website of the Former Rexingen Synagogue. Judy Temime was born and raised in the USA.  
In her contribution “Hebrew and German", Judy examines the role played by the German and Hebrew languages in Shavei Zion's early years.

14 June 2017 Published in Shavei Zion

Winter in Shavei Zion

Judy Temime is Shavei Zion's town archivist and regularly writes on different topics from Shavei Zion's history. You can now read these reports in English on the website of the Former Rexingen Synagogue. Judy Temime was born and raised in the USA.

14 June 2017 Published in Shavei Zion

The Sea and Shavei Zion

Judy Temime is Shavei Zion's town archivist and regularly writes on different topics from Shavei Zion's history. You can now read these reports in English on the website of the Former Rexingen Synagogue. Judy Temime was born and raised in the USA.
The Sea” shows how the Mediterranean has shaped—and is still shaping—life in Shavei Zion in various ways.

Judy Temime is Shavei Zion's town archivist and regularly writes on different topics from Shavei Zion's history. You can now read these reports in English on the website of the Former Rexingen Synagogue. Judy Temime was born and raised in the USA.
Judy's article “Transportation and Transport” centers on building up the transportation and traffic system in and around Shavei Zion.

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