Happy Birthday, Leonore!

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 …….

Michael Wieck Königsberg

Meeting Michael Wieck in Warsaw

Michael Wieck passed away at February 27 2021, may his memory be blessed. Invitation to a meeting with Michael Wieck in Warsaw on April 16

Simonsohn Shop

Stories from Allenstein part 1

Olsztyn in Poland, Allenstein was the centre of southern East Prussia. In this series we tell stories of Allenstein Jews with photos owned by their

Kibbuz Lavi Lewin Stories

More hidden History stories

Avraham Lewin from the Kibbutz Lavi has told the story of his family in a Hebrew book. Translated the title is “Life Story” He was born

Visit in Jerusalem Shirun Grumach

Part 3 Searching for traces

In search of traces of the Königsberg library, the association “Jews in East Prussia” drove to Jerusalem and visited Dr. Irene Shirun-Grumach on 9 February

Albert Loose aus Königsberg

Albert Loose

Albert Loose (born 1873 in Königsberg, murdered 1943 in Sobibor) was merchant in Königsberg. He emigrated 1933, lived in Spain and later in the Netherlands

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