France / Alsace / Rosheim

Ancient synagogue of Rosheim

Practical info

Type of location: Closed synagogue

Ancient synagogue of Rosheim

3 Rue du Général de Brauer, 67560 Rosheim

Rosheim (

Historical description


The Jewish presence in Rosheim seems to be quite limited in the Middle Ages, but it is attested from the beginning of the 13th century. Expulsions, wars and famines prevented the perpetuation of a Jewish life. But one person made history, Josel de Roheim. This ... Read more