For an album about the Jewish Memel in Memel/Klaipėda some more photos can be added. Who can provide another photo of his ancestors?
The project “Jewish families from Königsberg, today Kaliningrad2, which we started in the genealogist network Geni.com, has now recorded over 1.100 profiles! 31 people are
Silute/Heidekrug 16 Oct. 2020: At a seminar in Silute, Ruth Leiserowitz presents pictures from the photo album of Rita Lax. The audience could contribute many
Unfortunately we had to carry a member of our association to the grave. We have created a page in German and English on which we
We like to share this initiatives on the history of the Jews in Zalewo and have therefore translated this issue from Polish into English.
From a small local institution to a dominant bank. George Marx: A successful immigrant in Königsberg, in: Bankers and banks as actors in the economic, political and cultural network in (north-eastern) Europe of the 16th – 20th century
The Laaser family in Tilsit owned several sawmills. Eugen Laaser was the president of the Tilsit Chamber of Commerce and had an art nouveau villa
The Herman family was a large Jewish family in Königsberg. She was a very well known voice of the young Israeli radio station and was head of the radio department for children and young people for a long time.
Happy 90 th Birthday! Leonore Echt was born in 1929 in Insterburg (today Chernjachowsk, Russian Federation Kaliningrad Oblast). In Johannesburg (South Africa) we celebrated the birthday …….
The city of Heydekrug in East Prussia (formerly Germany, today Lithuania) has a special history. In 1941 Heydekrug took the initiative and took Jews from the newly conquered areas across the border to run their own concentration camp in the village for a few years. So it happened that well-known former Heydekrugers met their old neighbours as work slaves.