12 January 1903 Birth of Theodor Carlebach, Farmer, Pastor and Vicar #otdimjh


On This Day In Messianic Jewish History

Theodor Carlebach came from a well-respected Jewish family in Germany, which spread in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Ernst Carlebach (1838-1923) moved from Mannheim to Heidelberg in 1863 and founded a book and art antiquarian business there.  His son Rudolf (1870-1917) came to Mannheim as a notary in 1900 and married Lili Goldmann in 1901.  They had two sons: Theodor and Alfred (born February 4, 1905).  His father Rudolf Carlebach wrote several books on legal history.  When he died in 1917 and his wife had to go to hospital, the sons went to their grandparents in Heidelberg. 

As chairman of the synagogue council, Ernst Carlebach was very influential and strengthened the more conservative direction of the generally liberal Jewish community in Heidelberg.  Little information is available for Theodor Carlebach from 1917 to 1933: he received an agricultural education.  To do this, he often spent several months at various locations: from…

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