Mikwe old and new in Koenigsberg

The Mikveh for Kaliningrad

The Mikveh is still waiting to be furnished in the basement of the synagogue. For the religious life of the congregation, the possibility of visiting a Mikveh is a basic need. Many Jewish women are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to fully practice their religious lives

Deutschlandfunk Beitrag Sander

German radio: A landmark of Jewish life

Original sounds (in German) of the descendants of the Jews from Königsberg and community members can be heard at the opening. And it is about the developments and plans around this outstanding building in the first year of its existence.

Meeting in Berlin about Museum in Kaliningrad

Talks in Berlin about Kaliningrad

(Translated from German, FB post of East Prussian State Museum SEP 20 2019) Last November, after a few years, the Königsberg Synagogue was reopened after

Driesen Foundation Staircase

From Shelter to Deportation – Driesen Foundation

…. . 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. ……

Koenigsberg Hoffmannstr 18

Judenhaus Hoffmannstreet 18

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

Opening Restaurant Synagogue

Kosher dining room in Kaliningrad

It’s happened! Today the kosher dining room in Kaliningrad synagogue started its work (at the site of the former Koenigsberger Syn.). It opened its doors

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