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Jews in Dresden, 1945

This database contains information on 265 persons who were residing in Dresden or in Dresden prisons as of January 22, 1945.

International Jewish Cemetery Project

Report on the Dresden Cemetery

The Jewish community in Dresden

History of the Jewish Community of Dresden

Jewish Virtual Library – Dresden

Dresden History and Synagogue

Dresden New Synagogue / Neue Synagoge

Dresden labor camp

Names of Jewish victims of National Socialism in Dresden between 1933 and 1945

The old Jewish cemetery in Dresden

Book on Dresden


Alternate names:

Dresden [Ger, Eng], Drážďany [Cz, Slov], Dresda [Lat, Ital], Dresde [Fr, Sp], Drezda [Hun], Drezno [Pol], Drežďany, Drježdźany

Coordinates:  51°03' N, 13°45' E


                                                                                        Town                                           Province                             Country

Before WWI (c. 1900):                                                      Dresden                                      Sachsen                             Germany

Between the wars (c. 1930):                                               Dresden                                      Sachsen                             Germany

After WWII (c. 1950):                                                        Dresden                                                                               Germany

Today (c. 2000):                                                                Dresden                                                                               Germany

Jewish Population in 1900:                    3,059

64 miles 103 km ESE of Leipzig. Capital of Saxony (Sachsen).

Nearby Jewish Communities:

  1. Freiberg 19 miles 31 km WSW

  2. Sobědruhy, Czech Republic 27 miles 44 km S

  3. Děčín, Czech Republic 27 miles 44 km SE

  4. Teplice, Czech Republic 29 miles 47 km S

  5. Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic 29 miles 47 km SSE