The Rabbinate Fegersheim was a rabbinical district created on July 1, 1844 (French circonscription rabbinique) in Fegersheim , a French community in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace . After the Second World War , when there was no longer a new Jewish community in Fegersheim, the rabbinate was moved to Erstein .
Law of May 25, 1844
The law of May 25, 1844, which established the statutes of the Jewish religious community ("Règlement pour l'organization du culte israélite") in France, determined the creation of the rabbinical district of Fegersheim.
On July 1, 1844, the following Jewish communities were merged to form the Fegersheim Rabbinate:
Rabbis in Fegersheim were:
- 1834 to 1874: Alexander (Alexandre) Aron, alias Süsskind de Fegersheim (born July 29, 1797 in Soultz-sous-Forêts ; died August 1, 1874 Fegersheim)
- 1875 to 1886: Félix Blum
- 1887: Salomon Singer
- 1889 to 1891: Isaak (Isidore) Dreyfuss
- 1892 to 1897: Ernst (Ernest) Weil (Weill)
- 1899 to 1905: Lucian Uhry (born July 26, 1872 in Ingwiller ; died August 1951 in Mulhouse )
- around 1906: Edmund Weill, later rabbi in Erstein
- Dictionnaire biographique des rabbins et autres ministres du culte israélite. France et Algérie, du Grand Sanhédrin (1807) à la loi de Séparation (1905) . Berg International Éditeurs, Paris 2007, pp. 705-706 (Lucian Uhry), pp. 100-101 (Alexander Aron).