SEP 2022 – The museum is in operation The Jewish Museum in the Kaliningrad Synagogue started its operation on September 18, 2022. The first visitors
80 years ago, the first deportation train, which brought Jews from Königsberg, Tilsit and Allenstein to their death in Minsk, headed for its terrible destination. On the evening of June 24 1942 men, women and children had boarded the wagons.
The exhibition walls have been covered with the large print, inside the many varied displays get light and sound ….
These days we are combining historical photos and interviews with media designers to create a collage that will tell visitors about the fates of boys
Israel – descendants of the great Königsberg banking family Marx lend an old family item to the exhibition. Leipzig – the first model of the small “show houses” for stories about Jews of the city of Königsberg is hanging.
What happened at the site of the synagogue? The exhibits in the museum tell about it.
English with Hebrew subtitles Short clip about the coming museum in the Synagogue of Kaliningrad, the former Königsberg. Link to our Museum web page
Ostpreußische Erbschaft – a new article in the German newspaper Jüdische Allgemeine about the present museum project in Kaliningrad.
Prof. Ruth Leiserowitz will talk Nov 7th in Olsztyn (Poland) about the history and the revival of Jewish life in Kaliningrad in her lecture entitled “Synagogue in Kaliningrad – a history written anew”.
The Association Jews in East Prussia thanks all friends and supporters who accompany the work for the museum floor in the Kaliningrad synagogue. We are