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Portrait von Dr. Anke Geißler-Grünberg. Das Foto ist von Tobias Hopfgarten.

Rediscovering Cultural Heritage – Jewish Cemeteries in Brandenburg and Western Poland

Jewish cemeteries are among the oldest places of remembrance in many regions – including in Brandenburg. But after the widespread expulsion and... more
Helene Shani Braun | Foto: Dr. Jana Scholz

Young, Jewish, Queer – Helene Shani Braun Wants to Become a Female Rabbi – And Bring Feminism into the Congregations

A young woman hops off an e-scooter near a busy shopping street in Berlin. Around her neck she wears a necklace with the inscription "feminist." She... more
Photo: Karla Fritze

Scattered Heritage

German-Jewish Culture around the World
A chipped cup with a faded golden rim. An old teddy bear, a yellowed, shabby tablecloth. A poem, a letter, a historical Goethe edition – all these... more