About us

The team of this website:

Ines Heisig
– texts
Gaby Schuller
– texts,research, photos
Rupert Appeltshauser
– research
Karoline Truckenbrodt
– advice and organization
Stefan Kornherr
– technical realization

Translations: Dawn Shenton-Schenk, Nicholas Rollin, Paraphrasis – Dolmetscherbüro

This presentation is a newly revised and expanded reconstruction of an exhibition that was created in 2004 based on Hubert Fromm’s book “Die Coburger Juden” (“The Coburg Jews”). The exhibition materials for the revision and design was made available for further use by the Initiative Stadtmuseum Coburg e.V. and the Evangelisches Bildungswerk Coburg e.V.

Initiator of this site

This site would not have come about without Rolf Schilling. The exhibition and the realization of the website were close to his heart.

Rolf was the team’s engine. He died before publication on August 8, 2020.

More about Rolf Schilling


The great response of the homepage among the descendants of Coburg Jews all over the world has encouraged us to put a version in English on the web as well. It is currently being prepared and is expected to be presented to the public in November of this year.

Without the support of the Sparkasse Coburg-Lichtenfelsand the city of Coburg, we would not have been able to commission the translation from a professional institute.

Initiative Stadtmuseum
Probstgrund 18a
96450 Coburg
Tel.: 09561 / 231149

Evangelisches Bildungswerk Coburg
Hintere Kreuzgasse 7c
96450 Coburg
Tel.: 09561 / 75 98 4