On July 13 and 14, 1894 there was the solemn inaugugration of the synagogue in Steinsfurt.

We remembered this on the 125th anniversary of the event.

On the evening of July 13th we celebrated the 125th anniversary of the synagogue with an evening under the heading "Encounter".

We heard songs and tales, performed by Bernhard & Corinna Lorenz .

Our poster for the anniversary

During the summer there will a meeting in the synagogue on the evening of the last Saturday of each month. We will try to learn how the Tora is read in Jewish tradition. This circle has been initiated by a member of our association. All interested people are invited.

Members of the Weil family have been meeting in Germany.

They paid a visit to the former Steinsfurt synagogue, where their ancestors prayed, on May 11, 2019.

Poster for the concert

Program for the concert

Even in the "Wochenkurier" there was an article

On Sunday, July 14th, at 15 pm we invited for a celebration in the synagogue.

The Rabbi from Heidelberg, the Oberbürgermeister from Heidelberg and several other guests held short talks

We were especially pleased that descendants of Jews from Steinsfurt came to take part in the celebration.

The local press RNZ covered the event on July 16th.

 Translation of the RNZ-article about the anniversary.

We are very pleased that we are receiving the Citizen Award 2019 of the Denkmalstiftung Baden-Württemberg. The award is endowed with  5.000€. This helps with our work.

Awake my soul" was the title of the concert in the former synagogue on October 19th  at 7:30 pm.

Dorothee Memmler (harp, song and recitation) presented texts and songs from Jewish tradition.

Article on the website of the "Deutsche Denkmalstiftung"

Impressions from the evening

On January 27, 2019 at 18:30 pm there was an event on the Steinsfurt Synagogenplatz commemorating the victims of Nazi terror.

Impressions from the Concert

The prize was a very welcome boost of publicity, because it was covered in the media.

On May 22, 2019 at 7:30 pm we held this year's members' meeting.

On Sunday, September 8th, is „European Heritage Day”.

The synagogue is open from 11:30 am to 6 pm.

The anniversary was covered in the local press with an article on July 11th.

Article from the local paper RNZ 2019-10-16 covering the event

On Thursday, October 17th, another article was published in the local newspaper

In Sinsheim's official local publication paper, the Sinsheimer Stadtanzeiger, there was an article in No 43 on p5.

We show a few photos from the Weil meeting.

The local newspaper Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung published an article.


Press Echo

The local newspaper RNZ (Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung) published an article on June 18th:

Article in RNZ, June18, 2019, p 4

 

Translation of the article

Events in 2019

Events in 2020