Video Jewish Museum Kaliningrad

Trailer about the planned Museum

English with Hebrew subtitles Short clip about the coming museum in the Synagogue of Kaliningrad, the former Königsberg. Link to our Museum web page

Michael Wieck

Obituary of Michael Wieck

Michael Wieck had already published his memoirs of his time in Königsberg under Nazi rule and Soviet occupation in the 1980s, before the topic of

Exhibition Jews in Konigsberg

Online Catalog is ready

The catalog of the exhibition “Jews in Königsberg at the turn of the century” is now online! Link to the English edition >> Link to

Jewish School in Königsberg

Königsberg / Kaliningrad. For an exhibition in the rebuilt synagogue on the topic “Jewish School in Königsberg” we are looking for pictures, documents and stories

Kurt und Hildegard Löwenstein/Losten Stiftung

In Memory of Kurt and Hildegard

We thank this foundation for its support this year! In times of persecution and humiliation by the German nation the founder survived with the help of sincere individuals and the Bosch company and escaped extermination as almost the only one in his family. Out of gratitude for their own happiness and the help of private and business friends in difficult life situations, the widow Hildegard Losten initiated the foundation.

Königsberg Chewra Kadischa

Index of Jews in Königsberg evaluated

We are pleased to announce that thanks to the cooperation of Ralph Salinger in Israel (JewishVilkaviskis.org) and Michael Leiserowitz from the Association of Jews in East Prussia, another source has been added to the database “Jews in Königsberg”. It will one day become the basis for an information centre on Jews in Königsberg.

Summer Camp in Vištytis, Lithuania 2019

Vištytis (Polish: Wisztyniec, German: Wystiten, Yiddish: ווישטינעץ Vishtinets) was a dynamic shtetel (town) on the border with East Prussia, with a Polish, Prussian, French, Russian,

Travels to the Sources 2020

Excursions through East and West Prussia. These places changed their rulers several times in history, which also had an impact on the migration of Jews overseas and within Prussia.

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