Königsberg / Kaliningrad. For an exhibition in the rebuilt synagogue on the topic “Jewish School in Königsberg” we are looking for pictures, documents and stories
As a postscript to the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Nuremberg trial, Peter Less should be mentioned here. Born in Koenigsberg, who fled
We like to share this initiatives on the history of the Jews in Zalewo and have therefore translated this issue from Polish into English.
Search for a Jewish dentist in Königsberg 1943
“Admitted to treatment of Jewish dental patients”
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.
In October 2019, the Blusztyn Association updated its publication on Jewish life in the city of Rastenburg and published it in English. The Association Jews
…. . This is the “Driesen Foundation”. Christians and Jews lived here together, as everywhere in Königsberg. In 1936 the magistrate decided that it would no longer be reasonable for Christians to live under one roof with Jews. ……
Some days after German invasion to Lithuania, on Sunday, June 29, 1941 men from the German SS- unit Heydekrug (East Prussia) arrived in Laukuva (Lithuania).
In June 1942, when the first deportation from Königsberg to Minsk took place, it was about as hot as in those June days. Anyway, eyewitnesses