Exhibition “The Jewish merchant families in Stralsund” at the Kreisvolkshochschule Stralsund

The brothers Abraham and Theodor Wertheim opened a “Manufactur- und Modewarengeschäft” at Wasserstraße 14 in Stralsund 170 years ago on April 15, 1852. This store was the forerunner of the later Wertheim empire. Our association is taking this anniversary as an opportunity to once again present the exhibition “The Jewish merchant families in Stralsund”. It…Continue readingExhibition “The Jewish merchant families in Stralsund” at the Kreisvolkshochschule Stralsund

New website

The old basic framework for our association website could no longer keep up with the growth of the content. Therefore, we used a new template and redesigned the site. Most importantly, all pages are now available in English. This is mainly to provide information about the association’s work to the international contacts we have gained…Continue readingNew website

Exhibition on the Jewish merchant families at the Stralsund University of Applied Sciences

From November 9 to November 23, 2021, the exhibition “The Jewish Merchant Families in Stralsund” will be shown on the stage of the Audimax of the Stralsund University of Applied Sciences. The exhibition informs about places of Jewish history in Stralsund and presents biographies of formative merchant families, such as Wertheim, Tietz, Blach and Cohn.…Continue readingExhibition on the Jewish merchant families at the Stralsund University of Applied Sciences

Book presentation and reading within JLID2021

As part of the year of celebration “1700 Years of Jewish Life in Germany”, our association member, Mrs. Uta Reichel, presented and read from the book “The Most Precious of Goods” by Jean-Claude Grünberg at the Stralsund City Library on September 24. The story takes place in Poland in 1942. A freight train travels through…Continue readingBook presentation and reading within JLID2021

Recreation home Tietz – in the past and today

Even on vacation there is something for the association to discover, in this case the former rest home for the employees of the department stores of Leonhard Tietz. At the beginning of August, a small brochure of the recreation home, dated 1933, could be acquired for our collection (picture left). In 1933, in the course…Continue readingRecreation home Tietz – in the past and today

Permanent exhibition in the Carlebach Synagogue in Lübeck

After six years of renovation, the Carlebach Synagogue in Lübeck was ceremoniously reopened in mid-August. On behalf of the Jewish Community Lübeck e.V., our co-chair Nadine Garling curated the permanent exhibition on the history of the building, Lübeck’s Jewish community and the Hanseatic city’s important rabbis. The exhibition and the e-guide feature archaeological objects found…Continue readingPermanent exhibition in the Carlebach Synagogue in Lübeck

Ostsee Zeitung reports about German Department Store Museum

After a broadly supported resolution to examine the establishment of a department store museum was passed at the meeting of the citizenship of the Hanseatic City of Stralsund on May 20, 2021, the Ostseezeitung has now also reported on a German Department Store Museum in Stralsund in its weekend edition on July 17/18. For this…Continue readingOstsee Zeitung reports about German Department Store Museum

STRALSUND TV reports on exhibition

In its broadcast “Sund&Mehr” of June 25, 2021, STRALSUND TV reported on the exhibition “Stolpersteine – Gedenken und Soziale Skulptur” (Stumbling Stones – Remembrance and Social Sculpture) organized by our association in cooperation with the STRALSUND Museum and the City Library of the Hanseatic City of Stralsund. Parts of the exhibition are shown, background information…Continue readingSTRALSUND TV reports on exhibition

Stolperstein Laying for the Dorn Family and Eugen Fenyves

On June 4, 2021, four more Stolperstein were laid by the Hansestad Stralsund, initiated by the “Initiative for the Remembrance of Jewish Life in Stralsund”. In Carl-von-Essen-Strasse 35, three members of the Dorn family are remembered who lived there since 1935 and were murdered in Auschwitz in 1943. Among them was daughter Eva, who was…Continue readingStolperstein Laying for the Dorn Family and Eugen Fenyves

Exhibition starts on June 11

We are pleased to announce that the exhibition “Stolpersteine – Commemoration and Social Sculpture” can start on Friday, June 11, 2021. The runtime has been extended until September 27, 2021. The waiting period was used to add some roll-ups on the history of Jewish families to the exhibition. In addition, the digital city map of…Continue readingExhibition starts on June 11