Jewish Gailingen

The Israelite hospital and the ritually conducted Jewish Home for elderly (Friedrichsheim) have been supra regionally significant institutions of Jewish engagement and characterized the Jewish Gailingen. A multitude of beneficences such as Chewra Kadischa and the Israelite Womens Association add to the social network of the community of the Israelites.

The commercial activities of the Jews of Gailingen show inter alia the multifaceted relationships to northern Switzerland, particularly to the Canton Thurgau.

By using a touch screen visitors may identify on an aerial photography homes and flats of the Jews of Gailingen, their inhabitants as well as distinctive buildings and facilities.