Heimat für Christen und Juden in Lengsfeld. Die Geschichte eines unkonventionellen Schulprojekts in der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts

The Jewish-Christian simultaneous school in Lengsfeld in the Grand Duchy of Saxony-Weimar-Eisenach, founded in 1850, was a place where Christian and Jewish children and teachers could feel at home due to the schools aim to bring together Christians and Jews and counter any sense of unfamiliarity between them. This article will discuss, with reference to definitions of the term Heimat and notions of assimilation and acculturation, the ways in which the school might be referred to as a Heimat (home) for Christians and Jews.

Author(s): Juliane Irma Mihan

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