Genealogy Projects tagged with Jews of Germany on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Communities in Germany

    This is an umbrella project for Jewish Communities in Germany. Please list all related projects on this page. The first Jewish population in the region to be later known as Germany came with the Romans to the city now known as Cologne. A "Golden Age" in the first millennium saw the emergence of the Ashkenazi Jews, while the persecution and expulsion that followed the Crusades led to the c...

  • Jewish Community of Leipzig, Germany

    HISTORY AND BACKGROUND Leipzig is a city in Saxony, Germany, and has historically been a centre for Jews. Jews are first mentioned in Leipzig at the end of the 12th century; an organized community with a synagogue and a school existed from the second quarter of the 13th century. Its central location attracted Jewish traders from all over Europe to the Trade Fair. The fair regulations of Leipz...