A new book in Lithuania about Schwarzort on the Curonian Spit, the popular holiday resort for Jewish families in the 19th century. Now translated from Lithuanian into German.
We publish a new article about the Jewish cemetery of Dzierzgoń (in German: Christburg), Poland (Note: The city belonged to East Prussia from 1922-1945, before that, since the Polish partition of 1772, it belonged to West Prussia).
The Association of Jewish Students was founded in Königsberg in 1904. Here the association had its seat on the Kneiphof (Cathedral island) in the house under the address Kleiner Domplatz…
In January 2020 we were able to take a look at the shell of the mikveh, which is located in the basement of the recently inaugurated synagogue in Kaliningrad. Now the city of Kaliningrad has got a centre for a Jewish identity as a community again. Let's hope to be able to further complete the dream that has recently come true.
12 January 2020: The so-called Old Jewish Cemetery in Königsberg continues to send signals to us. With every visit we find new gravestones, this time a couple known to us was present - because they had bought entrance tickets for the opening of the synagogue in 1896.
The Mikveh is still waiting to be furnished in the basement of the synagogue. For the religious life of the congregation, the possibility of visiting a Mikveh is a basic need. Many Jewish women are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to fully practice their religious lives