Archival Objects of German Jews in the Nether­lands

Show and Tell for members of FREUNDE DES JMB

Complementary to the exhibition “My Verses Are Like Dyna­mite” Curt Bloch’s Het Onderwater Cabaret, the JMB’s archive team presents a show and tell featuring objects from German Jews in the Nether­lands.

Past event

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The W. M. Blumenthal Academy is marked in green

Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
Postal address: Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin

Personal stories of all kinds are presented through the objects – such as that of children Edgar Lax and Arno and Ulli Rosefeld of Berlin, who fled to the Netherlands without their parents and ended up in the Dommelhuis refugee shelter near Eindhoven.

Postcard with two passport photos of two young men and the handwritten note: And no matter how far we are from each other: We will always be friends! October 1939.

Postcard from Ulli Rosenfeld (1924-1942) in the Netherlands to Gert Berliner (1924-2019) in Sweden, Eindhoven, October 1939, Jewish Museum Berlin

Collage in gray-blue on an orange background with a blue zigzag line: the head of a man in a diving bell, his hand holding a hose, next to it a manometer.

Exhibition “My Verses are Like Dynamite” Curt Bloch’s Het Onderwater Cabaret: Features & Programs

Exhibition Webpage
“My Verses are Like Dynamite” Curt Bloch’s Het Onderwater Cabaret: 9 Feb to 26 May 2024
Accompanying Events
Tour of the Exhibition “My Verses are Like Dynamite” Curt Bloch’s Het Onderwater Cabaret: Dates by arrangement (from 9 Feb to 26 May 2024)
Exhibition Opening: 8 Feb 2024
Curator Tour for FRIENDS OF THE JMB: 8 Apr 2024, in German
Joodse Vluchtelingen: The Fate of German-Jewish Émigrés in the Netherlands: 3 Mar 2024, in German
Current page: Archival Objects of German Jews in the Netherlands: Show & tell for FRIENDS OF THE JMB, 7 Mar 2024, in German
Het Onderwater Cabaret Live. An evening of music and poetry: 11 Apr 2024, in German
Hidden in Enschede: Conversation with Contemporary Witness Herbert Zwartz: 16 Apr 2024, in German
Publications
JMB Journal 26: Het Onderwater Cabaret: Special edition on the occasion of the exhibition
Digital Content
OWC Online Feature: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of the Exhibition
Life and Work of Curt Bloch: Essay with biographical insights, JMB Journal 26
On the Piano of My Fantasy – Video with Marina Frenk, Richard Gonlag, and Mathias Schäfer, in German, Dutch and German Sign Language
“It’s Complicated”: A text by Simone Bloch, daughter of Curt Bloch
“Ik neurie mee ’t propellerlied…”: Essay on Het Onderwater-Cabaret: A Testament to Political Resistance in the Occupied Netherlands, 1943–45
Clandestine Literature in the Netherlands 1940–1945: Essay, JMB Journal 26
All Audio Pieces of the Exhibition with Transcriptions and Translations
All issues of Het Onderwarter-Cabaret: All 95 issues to browse
See also
Survivors in Hiding (National Socialism)
To the Web Project www.curt-bloch.com

Where, when, what?

  • WhenThu 7 Mar 2024, 5:30 pm
  • Where W. M. Blumenthal Academy
    Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin Postal address: Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin
    See location on map
  • Entry fee

    free

  • Registration deadline1 Mar 2024

    Number of participantsmax. 25 People

    Meeting point5:15 pm, Foyer W. M. Blumenthal Academy, Fromet-und-Moses Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin

    Language German

    Contact & Registration P +49 (0)30 25 993 436
    freunde@jmberlin.de

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