Summer Camp in Vištytis, Lithuania 2019

Vištytis (Polish: Wisztyniec, German: Wystiten, Yiddish: ווישטינעץ Vishtinets) was a dynamic shtetel (town) on the border with East Prussia, with a Polish, Prussian, French, Russian,

Neuhaeuser Youth Camp

Jewish holiday home Neuhäuser

In the early summer of 1921 a Jewish children’s holiday home was built in Neuhäuser, which was based on a generous foundation by the couple

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.

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