German SIG #Germany Re: What is a schaechter and a Konfessionsschule? #germany

Renate Rosenau <RenateRosenau@...>

The Schaechter is the schochet.
The Konfessionsschule or Bekenntnisschule is a school for children of a
certain confession / denomination: protestant, catholic, Jewish. In certain
periods and regions/states the elementary and higher schools were completely
run as a Konfessionsschule. Today they exist as private schools in addition
to the state or community organized schools.

Renate Rosenau, Alzey, Germany <RenateRosenau@...>

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