Photo of a woman holding a child by the hand, next to it a teenager with the so-called workers' palaces in Stalinallee in the background.

Another Country

Jewish in the GDR – Finissage (in German)

On the last day of the exhibition Another Country. Jewish in the GDR, various artists, protagonists and curators will gather in the exhibition spaces to join you in conversation. This will provide a fitting finale, allowing the polyphony of experiences and memories of Jewish perspectives on the GDR era to be heard once more.

With Esther Zimmering, Yael Reuveny, Leon Kahane and the sextet from his installation vom ich zum wir (From Me to We) under the direction of Florian Hein, and many more.

Past event

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The Old Building is marked in green


Old Building, level 1, “Event Space“ in the exhibition
Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

Designed graphic with overlapping photos and red squares, the top photo shows a woman with a child holding her hand, next to her a teenager, in the background the so-called workers' palaces in Stalinallee.

Exhibition Another Country. Jewish in the GDR: Features & Programs

Exhibition Webpage
Another Country. Jewish in the GDR: 8 Sep 2023 to 14 Jan 2024
Another Country. Jewish in the GDR: Catalog accompanying the exhibition, English edition, 2023
Ein anderes Land. Jüdisch in der DDR: Catalog accompanying the exhibition, German edition, 2023
Digital Content
Voices from the GDR: Twelve short film interviews with Jewish perspectives on life and the political system, 2023, in German with English subtitles
Come Fly With Me Over the Brandenburg Gate: A documentary by Esther Zimmering, in German
Singled Out and Viewed Suspiciously: Jews in the GDR: Abridged version of Annette Leo’s contribution to the exhibition catalog, 2023
Jewish in the GDR. A Road Trip with Marion and Lena Brasch: A podcast by Deutsch­land­funk Kultur in co­operation with the Jewish Museum Berlin, six episodes, 2023, in German
Jewish Local History of the GDR: Information about the communities in Dresden, Erfurt, Halle, Leipzig, Magdeburg, Chemnitz and Schwerin on Jewish Places
City Walk Berlin-East: Tour with Jewish Places from the New Synagogue to the kosher butcher’s shop, school participation project 2022/23
Soundtrack of the Exhibition: Playlist on Spotify
See also
East Germany

Where, when, what?

  • WhenSun 14 Jan 2024, 2 pm
  • Where Old Building, level 1, “Event Space“ in the exhibition
    Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin
    See location on map
  • Entry fee

    Included in admission (8 €, reduced rate 3 €)

  • Language German

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