Finding Jewish Birth records for Calau, Germany #germany #records

Andreas Schwab

If you are researching Calau, you might want to contact Sylvia Kolley who has done a lot of research about the Jewish history in the area and is also the author of the web site I mentioned earlier:
Sylvia Kolley
Luckauer Str. 57
15926 Heideblick
Telefon: +49 (0)35454 181990

Andreas Schwab, Montreal, Canada

Andreas Schwab

This web site (in German) is dedicated to the history of the Jews of the Niederlausitz region, which contains Calau:
You will find several pages about the history of the Jews in the region.
A list of names is found here:

The birth records up to September 1874 will be at the Brandesburgisches Landeshauptarchiv. The archives are closed due to COVID-19 and will not be opened before January. They can only be used in person, and the documents will have to be ordered in advance.

Those from October 1874 and later will be at the  Archives of the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district. 


Landkreis Oberspreewald-Lausitz


Dubinaweg 1
01968 Senftenberg

Telefon: (03573) 8700

Fax: (03573) 870-1010

E-Mail: poststelle@...

Andreas Schwab, Montreal, Canada

Miriam Fine

How do I find Jewish birth records in the 1800s for Calau, which is a small town in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district, in southern Brandenburg, Germany.
Thank you
Miriam Fine