Genealogy Projects tagged with Ashkenazim on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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 Leipzi...