Driesen Foundation Staircase

From Shelter to Deportation – Driesen Foundation

…. . This is the “Driesen Foundation”. Christians and Jews lived here together, as everywhere in Königsberg. In 1936 the magistrate decided that it would no longer be reasonable for Christians to live under one roof with Jews. ……

Memorial Jurbakas Memel

The New Memorial in Jurbakas

The Synagogue Square Memorial dedicated to the Jewish Community of Yurburg (Jurbakas/Lithuania) has been opened at JUL 19 2019. This impressive and significant monument is based

Lauknen Synagoge Detail

From Laukuva to Heydekrug

Some days after German invasion to Lithuania, on Sunday, June 29, 1941 men from the German SS- unit Heydekrug (East Prussia) arrived in Laukuva (Lithuania).

Koenigsberg Hoffmannstr 18

Judenhaus Hoffmannstreet 18

In June 1942, when the first deportation from Königsberg to Minsk took place, it was about as hot as in those June days. Anyway, eyewitnesses

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