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SYNAGOGUES IN BENFELD, FRANCE:

Benfeld Synagogue
7a, rue de la Dīme 67230
Benfeld, France
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Last updated on: October 23, 2010
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Benfeld  Bas-Rhin dist. The Jewish presence dates from the mid-14th century. The community disppeared due to expulsions; it was renewed in 1830. The Jewish population of Benfeld was 236 in 1836. The synagogue was inaugurated in 1846. The community numbered 171 members in 1936. During the occupation, all were expelled to the south of France, with the rest of Alsace-Lorraine Jews. Altogether, the Germans deported 31 Benfeld Jews. The synagogue and cemetery were severely damaged. In 1968, the community numbered 75 persons.

Sources: http://www.alemannia-judaica.de/benfeld_synagogue.htm#Benfeld
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