BIRKENAU


a community on the Weschnitz river about 20 km northeast of Mannheim in Bergstraße district, southern Hesse, Germany



Jewish History

(under construction)
Time Period Region
1499 - 1806
1806 - 1871
1871 - Present

Year Jewish Population Total Population
1828 66
1840 84
1861 104
1872 120
1880 85
1900 48
1910 47


Gravestones in Birkenau Jewish CemeteryBrandkataster
(1808)
Surname Adoptions - 15 December 1809Genealogy by Wolfgang Gebhard
Old Name New Name
Afron Löser Abraham BENSHEIM
Jonas Marx Jonas BIRKENAUER
Lemele Moyses Lemle BLUM
Israel Nathan Israel BUCHBINDER
יששכר ב״ר שמואל בערקינ׳
(Zacharias, son of Samuel, [of] Birkenau, 1820)

אשר ב״ר שמואל מברקנויא
(Ascher, son of Samuel, of Birkenau, 1814)
Jud Zacharias
(house no. 11)
Zacharias Samuel
Anschel Samuel
Zacharias DARMSTÄDTER
Anschel DARMSTÄDTER
Zacharias DARMSTÄDTER
(1760-1820, sons Samuel (1787) and Anschel (1795))
נפטלילי ב״ר קוסיל הכהן
(Naftali, son of Kusel k"z, 1892)
Kusel Hirsch Kusel HIRSCHKuschel HIRSCH
(1750-1829, wife Mehrle geb. Sender, Viernheim)
Marum Liebmann Marum LIEBMANN
ליב סג״ל בערקנויא
(Löb sg"l [of] Birkenau, 1804)

מרת מלכה אשת כמ״ר ליב סג״ל מקק׳ בערקני
(Malcha, wife of Löb sg"l of Birkenau, 1752)
Jud Isaak Löw
(house no. 24)
Benjamin Löw Benjamin LÖWBenjamin LÖB (gen. Bimele)
(1738-1826, wife Glück)
נתן ב״ר יעקב ז״ל מבירקנויא
(Nathan, son of Jakob, of Birkenau, 1839)
Jakob Nathan Jakob MANNHEIMERJakob Nathan MANNHEIMER
(1765-1835, wife Hindle (Hannchen))
Jakob Löser Jakob MAYER
Laser Mendel Laser OBERNDÖRFERLaser Mendel OBERNDÖRFER
(1736-1829, wife Bräunle geb. Salomon, Bettingen)
מינקלה אשת כמ״ר ליזר אפפענ׳ מבירקנויא
(Minkle, wife of Löser Oppenheimer of Birkenau, 1832)
Jud Laser Samuel
(house no. 19)
Laser Samuel Laser OPPENHEIMERLazarus OPPENHEIMER
(1765-1862, wife Bräule, Dirkheim/Haard)
Jakob Sedel Jakob SEDEL
Jud Kalmann Moises
(house no. 22)
Kallmann Moyses Kallmann STERN
מנחם ב״ר אשר הלוי מבערקנ׳
(Menachem, son of Ascher sg"l, of Birkenau, 1801)

פעגלה בת כ״ה אשר סגל מבורק׳
(Vögle, daughter of Ascher sg"l, of Birkenau, 1744)
Anschel Mendel Anschel WOLF


References
[1] Alemannia Judaica: Birkenau community (translation), Birkenau cemetery (translation)
[2] Gebhard, Wolfgang. Geschichte Der Birkenauer Juden. Birkenau, 1993.