Jewish Walking Tour Cutout

Walk through Jewish Koenigsberg

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

Heiny Ellert

Heiny Ellert’s Testimony – Heydekrug

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.

Drawing German inscription of drawing Tombstone

Operation in Nikolaiken – Mikołajki

The Jewish cemetery in Mikołajki (the East Prussian Nikolaiken) from the year 1881 is one of the few preserved Jewish burial places in Masuria. Several dozen gravestones with Hebrew and German inscriptions can still be seen today. In October 2019, students from the Masurian city of Mrągowo (Sensburg) had a practical learning unit here, combined with a help mission.

Synagoge Nordenburg Ausschnitt

Nordenburg Interwar Period

Nordenburg, today Krylowo in the Kaliningrad region (Russian Federation), the town is located directly north of the border to Poland. There were 13 Jewish families living in Nordenburg

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