Short Film ‘Noch Am Leben’ (Still Alive)

A stunning short film from Australia by an artist about her great aunt who meets herself every night on the beach of the East Prussian Baltic Sea, where her sister, who protected her, stayed.

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Web Site 2023

January 2023 - we are currently rebuilding our website - we kindly ask for your patience! ינואר 2023 - אנו משנים כעת את אתר האינטרנט שלנו - אנו מבקשים את סבלנותכם

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Mehlsack / Pieniężno

The small brick synagogue was built in 1860 in what was then Wormditter Street.

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Schmalleningken / Smalininkai

The town had almost an urban appearance because of the customs revenues and the lively trade with its hotels, inns and stores. The Memel River was the important transport and trade artery for timber and flax imports from the interior of the continent to the Baltic Sea (via the ports of Memel or Königsberg)

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Jews in Memel – Pdf available

This is therefore the first attempt to present the Jewish history of Mémel in words and pictures. It is obvious that the Litvaks, the Jews from Lithuania, were an integral part of the Memel community throughout the period. This publication is intended for all who are interested in Jewish history. The author hopes that it will help fill in the gaps in the history of the city of Klaipėda, the region and the Jewish minority.

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