Jewish Life in Würzburg
In the middle ages, Würzburg was an important center of Jewish faith and philosophy thanks to the Talmud School and its rabbis. In the following centuries times of persecution happened periodically. In the 17th century, the prince bishops evicted Jews from the city and surrounding areas and it was not until the 19th century that a Jewish community got reestablished in Würzburg. The Nazi dictatorship eclipsed with the deportation of Jews to concentration camps. Today, the Jewish community of Würzburg is again 1100 members strong. The guided tour provides an overview of the religion and history of Würzburg's Jews and visits important sights of town such as the Juliusspital and the Marienkapelle.
Duration: approx. 1,5 hours
Costs: tour guide in foreign languages € 128
Group size: limited to 30 participants per tour guide
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