The Hanukkah hit “Ner Li” was composed by a man from Königsberg!
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
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
We are pleased to announce that thanks to the cooperation of Ralph Salinger in Israel (JewishVilkaviskis.org) and Michael Leiserowitz from the Association of Jews in East Prussia, another source has been added to the database “Jews in Königsberg”. It will one day become the basis for an information centre on Jews in Königsberg.
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
In the early summer of 1921 a Jewish children’s holiday home was built in Neuhäuser, which was based on a generous foundation by the couple
He was born in 1848 in Vilkaviškis as Hosias Rischmann and had received his education as a young man in a yeshiva in Vilnius and at Salanter in Kaunas. Since 1895 he was in charge of the congregation in Seckenburg.
We invite you to take the opportunity to visit the exhibition of 2017! Learn more about the little known aspects of life in Königsberg at
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
A picture of the synagogue in Labiau (today Polessk in Russia) was found. The local historian Svetlana Chelnokova reports on her page “Sites of Jewish