Denmark / Copenhagen

Royal Library of Copenhagen

Practical info

Type of location: Library

Royal Library of Copenhagen

Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, Copenhagen

Tel: (+45) 3347 4747

Historical description


The Jewish community of Copenhagen has been active since the end of the 17th century. Today, most of Denmark’s 7000 Jews live in Copenhagen. Abraham Salomon of Rausnitz was its first rabbi, appointed in 1687. Six years later, a Jewish cemetery was established ... Read more