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Jewish Community of Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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  • Rabbi Aharon ben Nethanel Luria [the 1st Luria] (c.1413 - c.1478)
    R. Aharon was the first of his family to become known in the responsa literature by name of "Luria" (or Lorjo or Loria). He seems to have been sent back to Germany where he soon was selected by the alr...

Heilbronn - Baden-Württemberg, Germany. There is evidence that the Jewish community of Heilbronn in Wuerttemberg was one of the earliest in Germany. An inscription bearing the name of "Nathan the Parnes", on the entrance of the mikveh ritual bath, apparently dates from the latter half of the 11th century. . . . More

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Notables & Families

  1. R' Aharon Luria (1st Luria ) Geni
  2. Siegfried Gumbel (September 22, 1874 in Heilbronn – January 27, 1942 in Dachau) was an attorney, politician (DDP), and President of the Jewish Community of Württemberg, Stuttgart since 1933.
  3. Walter Marx Jewish Partisan
  4. Salomon Spira (1375 - 1453) Born in Heilbronn Source
  5. Rabbi Dr. Moses Engelbert (1864-91) Source - See newpaper archive articles
  6. Rabbi Dr. Berthold Einstein, (geb. 1862 Ulm, gest. 1935 London) - Source
  7. Rabbi Dr. Ludwig Kahn (geb. 1845 Baisingen, gest. 1914 Heilbronn) - Source

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