Memel Schuetzenhaus
Schützenhaus in Memel/Klaipeda, Šaulių g. 36, once the traditional festival hall for Purim or Chanuka events of the Jewish community and for the Bar Kochba Sports Club
Before 1923 a part of East Prussia (Ostpreussen),
today in Lithuania, Lithuanian Name: Klaipeda
Publication of the Nord Ost Institut (Institute of History of Germans in North Eastern Europe, University of Hamburg)
Volume 10


The Illusion of a transmigrative Existence.
Jews in Memel in the 20th Centuryie

Author: Ruth Leiserowitz, Pdf-File, 27 pages download
Stadt Memel Nordost-Archiv


  • Introduction
  • Sourses
  • Interface between East and West
  • The New Upturn
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • School
  • Linguistic Usage
  • Life within associations
  • Jewish Life
  • Society
  • Threatening Signs
  • Escape
  • Futile Attempts to Find a Way Out
  • Extermination
  • Memel without Jews
  • Summary
Essay in English
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