Bank in Königsberg Marx

The East Prussian banker Marx

From a small local institution to a dominant bank. George Marx: A successful immigrant in Königsberg, in: Bankers and banks as actors in the economic, political and cultural network in (north-eastern) Europe of the 16th – 20th century

Labiau Synagoge 1930

Synagogue in Labiau

A picture of the synagogue in Labiau (today Polessk in Russia) was found. The local historian Svetlana Chelnokova reports on her page “Sites of Jewish

New book about Schwarzort

A new book in Lithuania about Schwarzort on the Curonian Spit, the popular holiday resort for Jewish families in the 19th century. Now translated from Lithuanian into German.

Christburg – today Dzierzgoń

We publish a new article about the Jewish cemetery of Dzierzgoń (in German: Christburg), Poland
(Note: The city belonged to East Prussia from 1922-1945, before that, since the Polish partition of 1772, it belonged to West Prussia).

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