Who knows the full name of this Holocaust monument in Berlin Mitte?
I would like to recommend the movie, ‘The Invisibles’ by Claus Raefle from 2017. It’s a part documentary, part dramatisation film that depicts the fates of some of the approximately 7000 Jewish Germans who went into hiding in Berlin during WWII. Footage of interviews with four of the survivors is intercut with dramatic re-enactments to tell Read more about Movie Recommendation: The Invisibles[…]
On tour in the Jewish quarter today and saw many new ‘stumble stones’ (plaques dedicated to Holocaust victims, usually at their former residences) with floral tributes. Although the stones almost always describe deportation and murder, do note ‘Oskar Adler, born 1902, survived with assistance.’
Last September, I had a marvellous chance to visit Germany’s largest synagogue (on Rykestrasse, Berlin) with a Holocaust survivor.
What a lovely morning tracking family history in West Berlin’s Bavarian quarter!
On the birthday of Rosa Luxemburg, I’m happy to announce that I am offering two new tours: ‘Remarkable Women’ and ‘Resistance and Civil Disobedience’. These will soon appear on my website for private booking as usual, and will also be open to public groups on occasion through the upcoming spring and summer. On March 5th, Read more about Two new tours[…]
I had a ball exploring Berlin’s Jewish quarter and Potsdam too with Kansas State University!