The Laaser family in Tilsit owned several sawmills. Eugen Laaser was the president of the Tilsit Chamber of Commerce and had an art nouveau villa
The Association of Jewish Students was founded in Königsberg in 1904. Here the association had its seat on the Kneiphof (Cathedral island) in the house
In January 2020 we were able to take a look at the shell of the mikveh, which is located in the basement of the recently inaugurated synagogue in Kaliningrad. Now the city of Kaliningrad has got a centre for a Jewish identity as a community again. Let’s hope to be able to further complete the dream that has recently come true.
12 January 2020: The so-called Old Jewish Cemetery in Königsberg continues to send signals to us. With every visit we find new gravestones, this time a couple known to us was present – because they had bought entrance tickets for the opening of the synagogue in 1896.
The Herman family was a large Jewish family in Königsberg. She was a very well known voice of the young Israeli radio station and was head of the radio department for children and young people for a long time.
We invite you to discover the Jewish Königsberg in Kaliningrad. The first brochure describes the residential area where most of the Jews in the city
Search for a Jewish dentist in Königsberg 1943
“Admitted to treatment of Jewish dental patients”
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
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.
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 …….