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Type: photo exhibition
Date: August 18 to December 29, 2019
Time: Saturdays and Sundays from 2 pm to 5 pm
Venue: Jewish Prayer Room Museum Horb

The new exhibition in the Jewish Prayer Room Museum in Horb depicts traces of Jewish life in eastern Europe, specifically in the historical and geographic regions Bukovina, Galicia, Bessarabia, Volhynia, and Podolia in today's Belarus, Moldova, Romania, Poland, and Ukraine.

Type: Studying the Torah
Date: July 21 to July 24, 2019
Time: 7.30pm to 10pm
Venue: Community hall of the Protestant Church Parish Horb-Dettingen

The Association of Patrons and Friends of the Former Rexingen Synagogue and the Protestant Church Parish Dettingen-Horb cordially invite you to a week of bible studying.

Type: Exhibition
Date: February 17 – July 28, 2019
Time: Saturdays and Sundays, 2pm to 5pm
Venue: Jewish Prayer Room Museum

What is sitting shiva? What does a chevra kaddisha do? What is jahrzeit? And where exactly are the six Jewish cemeteries of Horb located? The latest exhibition in the Jewisher Prayer Room Museum in Horb will answer these and many more questions.

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.

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.

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