The beginning of the end of German Jewry




Jewish Museum Berlin
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10969 Berlin


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  • Dagmar Ganßloser
  • Miriam Goldmann
  • Etta Grotrian
  • Aubrey Pomerance
  • Michaela Roßberg
  • Manfred Wichmann

Design and technical implementation

  • Tilmann Jersch
  • Christoph Maurer


  • Christiane Bauer
  • Franziska Bogdanov
  • Monika Flores Martinez
  • Miriam Goldmann
  • Henriette Kolb
  • Maren Krüger
  • Leonore Maier
  • Anna Mirtschin
  • Katharina Neumann
  • Ulrike Neuwirth
  • Aubrey Pomerance
  • Michaela Roßberg
  • Michael Simonson (Leo Baeck Institute)
  • Jörg Waßmer
  • Lea Weik
  • Manfred Wichmann


  • Henriette Kolb
  • Aubrey Pomerance

Image editing

  • Michaela Roßberg
  • Valeska Wolfgram

English translations and editing

  • Adam Blauhut
  • Joe O'Donnell
  • Poems: Allison Brown
  • Michael Ebmeyer

Copyright clearance

  • Hartmut Götze

Photographic reproductions

  • Jens Ziehe

A special thanks to

  • Lisa Albrecht, Marie Basalla, Iris Blochel-Dittrich,
  • Julia Bosson,
  • Michael Butschkau,
  • Cornelia Fanslau,
  • Karl Lippoth,
  • Michael Simonson (Leo Baeck Institute),
  • Tobias Unger


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