Would you like to visit the Blaue Haus, or do you have questions about our events or anything else we do here? Call us, make an appointment to visit, arrange a guided tour or workshop. We’ll gladly answer your questions, assist you in any research projects, in your search for information about your ancestors, or point you in the right direction for further information, thanks to our cooperation partners. The Association for the Promotion of the Former Jewish Community House has good connections locally and nationally; we have a great working relationship with our partners.
Address & Telephone
Gedenk- und Bildungsstätte das Blaue Haus
Rheintorstr. 3 (ehemalige Judengasse)
D-79206 Breisach am Rhein
TELEPHONE: +49 7667 911 374
Limited parking spaces are available near the Blaue Haus.
By train/ bus
Take the Breisgau S-Bahn from Freiburg or bus #309 from Bad Krozingen to Breisach train station (Monday to Sunday).
On weekdays only, take the connecting bus #1 to Kupfertor. Walk back through the Kupfertor and turn right at the intersection into Rheintorstraße (formerly Judengasse). The Blaue Haus is about 200 meters from the bus stop.
Jüdisches Gemeindehaus Breisach e.V.
c/o Radbrunnenallee 15
D-79206 Breisach am Rhein
Permanent Exhibition "Jewish Life in Breisach 1931":
Wednesdays and Sundays 2–5 pm
further openings and guided tours on request
Library: Wednesdays 2–5 pm
Unfortunately, the building is not accessible for wheelchair users. The building and the exhibitions can only be reached via steps. We try to provide access to the library and the event room. Please call in advance for a visit.
Dr. Christiane Walesch-Schneller (chairman)
Gerd Müller (deputy chairman)
Jürgen Lange-von Kulessa (treasurer)
Rosita Dienst-Demuth (assessor)
Regina Maußner (assessor)
Dr. Gabriele Valeska Wilczek
Geschichtswerkstatt Zwangsschule für jüdische Kinder
Rosita Dienst-Demuth | contact
Research, inventory, digitization
Ari Nahor, Sybille Höschele, Heide Spilker
We thank our volunteers for their tremendous dedication!
Would you like to volunteer at the Blaue Haus? We need your ideas and support!
Since the house was purchased in 2000, volunteers of all ages have been involved in various tasks: renovation, research and documentation, translation, working in the library, providing tours, organizing events, taking care of everyday maintenance work in the house and garden and, last but not least, caring for our guests.
We look forward to meeting you!
Articles of Incorporation
The statutes of the Association for the Promotion of the Former Jewish Community House were most recently amended at the general meeting on April 10, 2018. This latest version can be downloaded here (in German) as a PDF file.
We are grateful to all of you who wish to support the work of the Blaue Haus in whatever way you can. Participate through a financial donation, or by joining the association. We’ll work with you to find ways in which you can help.
- The annual minimum membership fee / contribution is 20 €.
- The association is a registered charitable organization; donations and membership fees are tax deductible.
Help us build the future of the Blaue Haus, maintain and develop our educational and remembrance work. Become a member of the Association for the Promotion of the Former Jewish Community House!
THE WORK OF THE BLAUE HAUS IS MOSTLY FINANCED BY DIRECT DONATIONS. EVERY CONTRIBUTION HELPS!
With a 200 € donation, you will automatically receive a receipt for your taxes - if we have your current postal address. For donations under 200 €, you may use your cash deposit receipt, bank statement or online banking computer printout for your taxes.
Account for donations
Account holder: Förderverein Ehemaliges Jüdisches Gemeindehaus Breisach e.V.
Volksbank Markgräfler-Land eG
Account 102 98 00 (BLZ 680 615 05)
IBAN: DE98 6806 1505 0001 0298 00
SUPPORT THE CONTINUATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF OUR EDUCATIONAL AND REMEMBRANCE WORK!
Interested in a workshop?
We continue to develop our guided tours and workshops, with your help and in cooperation with your pupils. Talk to us: We’ll work with you to find the right format for your group.
The Blaue Haus and its projects are grateful for the trusting cooperation with local and national partners: financial and creative support from the City of Breisach, the state of Baden-Württemberg, and partners from the business world. We are also closely linked with schools, colleges and local partners in memorial work. Thank you all very much for your faith in us!