Dennis Kolb: Gedenkstein Schwetzingen,
This stone commemorates the deportation of Baden Jews to Gurs in France on 22 October 1940. Its design and realisation were the outcome of an ecumenical youth project (2002-05) with the participation of 137 towns in Baden where deportation centres had been located. Copies of the 137 memorial stones have been erected on the grounds of the conference centre of the Evangelischer Jugend (Young Evangelists) in Neckarzimmern. The Torah roll relates to events in 1940 in Schwetzingen when Nazi henchmen forced their way into the congregation hall of the Jewish community, seized the Torah and set it alight.