Hermann Lapidas Cantor Seckenburg

Hermann Lapidas alias Hosias Rischmann

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.

Travels to the Sources 2020

Excursions through East and West Prussia. These places changed their rulers several times in history, which also had an impact on the migration of Jews overseas and within Prussia.

Invitation to exhibition

Online Exhibition

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

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