Jüdische Pflege- geschichte

Jewish Nursing History

Biographien und Institutionen in Frankfurt am Main

Institutions Geriatric care

Rothschild´s Retirement Home – a Housing Project for Frankfurt’s Jewish Senior Women in the Zeil-Palais

In 1902 and 1903 the foundresses Mathilde von Rothschild and Minka Goldschmidt-Rothschild laid the financial and legal foundation for two retirement homes that met the needs of single elderly Frankfurt women. These … Read more

Rothschild´s Residential Home for Ladies – a Residential Project for needy elderly Women of all denominations in Frankfurt-Eschersheim

Shortly before her death, the Frankfurt Jewish foundress Minka von Goldschmidt-Rothschild turned the Zedaka (Jewish commandment of social justice through charity) into reality, when she initiated the construction of a larger rental … Read more

Joseph and Hannchen May Foundation for Sick and Needy People – The Foundation History

The donation of properties and a building to sick and poor people On October 11, 1874 a “stately” procession of Rödelheim citizens moved from the town hall to the new hospital and … Read more

Joseph and Hannchen May Foundation for Sick and Needy People – Architectural History and Persons

Architectural History The donations of the May siblings to the Municipality of RödelheimOn May 20, 1874 the sons of Joseph Hirsch May and Hannchen May, Julius and Arthur May, together with their … Read more

Historical Institutions of Jewish Elderly Care and Aged Care Work in Frankfurt am Main

…where old people, who got a raw deal in the battle of life, may pass away in peace.” (Elkan Nathan Adler, 1895) Had the institutions not been destroyed during the Nazi era, … Read more