On 1 August 1914, Germany declared war on Russia; on 3 August 1914, Germany declared war on France and marched into Belgium. On 4 August… Read More »How did WWI affect Themar’s Jewish families?
We have made significant progress in finding the ‘founding families’ of the Jewish community of Themar in the late 1800s — Baer, Frankenberg, Gassenheimer, Grünbaum, Kahn,… Read More »Finding the Grandparents of Themar’s Jewish Community!
On 10 May 2013, four Stolpersteine were laid before Bahnhofstrasse 7. The Stolpersteine honour the Rosengarten family — Paul and Berta (née Schwab) Rosengarten and… Read More »The first ‘Stolpersteine’ in Themar, 10 May 2013
Lotte, Julius and Else Rosenberg (née Pabst). Source: Private Collection The pogrom of Kristallnacht, the 9/10 November 1938, transformed Nazi policy towards German Jews from… Read More »A Reflection on “Reichskristallnacht” 1938
Ever vigilant to discover any new traces about Themarens, a recent google search for “Meta Krakauer” brought lots of news! Six months ago, Anne Prior… Read More »Finding the traces — one google at a time!
On the 9th of December, 2010 a clock made by Karl Saam of Themar was unveiled in the window of the former Morgenroth Haus on… Read More »What does the dedication of a tower clock in Themar have to do with this website?