Jüdische Pflege- geschichte

Jewish Nursing History

Biographien und Institutionen in Frankfurt am Main

Institutions Nursing

Jewish Hospitals in Frankfurt am Main (1829 – 1942)

For the care of the patients, for the edification of the parish, for the good of the city of our fathers” The opening of Frankfurt´s Jewish Ghetto (1462 – 1796) and the … Read more

Hospitals in the Frankfurt Jewish Ghetto

The Establishment of the GhettosIn Frankfurt on Main Jewish residents were mentioned in official documents as early as 1074 (Mayer 1966, page 9). The Pogroms of 1241 and 1349 destroyed the first … Read more
Ehemaliges Vorderhaus des Gumpertz'schen Siechenhauses

Gumpertz´ Infirmary (1888 – 1941) – Jewish Care for the “Poorest of the Poor” in Frankfurt´s East End

IntroductionIn the middle ages an infirmary mainly acted as a disease hospital (e.g. for lepers), where the “inmates” were separated from the healthy population and “kept” like prisoners, sometimes for life. In … Read more