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 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.
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.
…. . 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. ……
Our efforts are not only to commemorate the fled and murdered Jews from East Prussia, but also to bring back the people erased from history
The lady pictured, Hannah Masie, was a respected and well-known personality in Königsberg at the turn of the century, as she ran the kosher “Hotel
The two commandant office buildings are still standing April 2019 – On our excursion we came to Lauknen, which later became Hohenbruch and today is
A moving moment for all visitors to the Mendelsohn House was the final message when Michael Wieck read his “Credo”, the message of the Holocaust