Not everyone who is interested in our topics can visit us. That's why we regularly develop content that works on its own, without a visit to the museum. Take a look at our online-features!
Topography of Violence 1930–1938
A visualization of documented acts of violence against individuals, Jewish institutions and businesses
Historical sources on the antisemitic violence in Germany between 1930 and 1938 in the holdings of the JMB
12 of 12,000
Fallen German-Jewish Soldiers in the First World War
1933: The Beginning of the End of German Jewry
Online project for the 2013 Theme Year “Diversity Destroyed: 1933–1938”
Exhibition website with contemporary photography and video art, including Yael Bartana’s video installation Trembling Time (2001)
13 Objects—13 Stories
Unusual objects from our core exhibition tell stories of Jewish life
Drawings from the Theresienstadt Ghetto. Featuring many of the drawings from the exhibition
Looting and Restitution
Jewish-Owned Cultural Artifacts from 1933 to the Present. With glossary of technical terms relating to restitution
Paula and Bernhard Lustig's Wedding Album
A worthwhile insight into our archive
Insights into the museum at night
Kurt: Hunting for Clues
Initially, all we have is a first name, but intensive research brings some details to light.
The hosts at the museum show their favourite spots
“Since that day, Iʼve felt like a newborn”
A striking document about the 1945 Day of Liberation
Memorabilia and migration stories – portraits of Jews living in Germany
Golem. From Mysticism to Minecraft
What We Won’t Show You...
In nine short films (in German), employees give insights into our work by explaining “what we don’t show.”
How Our Museum Came to Be
Details from Our Prehistory and the Years Since the Museum Opened
Family collections arriving at the museum
Zvi Sofer: A Collector and His Collection
Who was the man who originally assembled the kernel of our Judaica collection?
Bread and Roses
On International Women's Day 2019, Christina Hecht takes a look at various archives.
Memories from the Life of Walter Frankenstein
With many photographs from the Walter and Leonie Frankenstein Collection
That can’t be! Can it?
Coincidences in the archive
Matters of Faith: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Nine animated movies
Core Exhibition Team
Selfie Project for International Museum Day on 17 May 2020
The First World War in Jewish Memory
Series of eight short videos in which curators present holdings from our Archives.
On the history of the Herbert Sonnenfeld collection
Online Features: The Background and Ramifications of 9 November 1938 (5)
The Background and Ramifications of 9 November 1938
The employees of our Archive have combed through our archival holdings and assembled materials on various topics related to the violent riots against Jews that took place on 9 and 10 November 1938.
“We were being driven like hunted animals!”
Mendel Max Karp’s lengthy account about his deportation from the German capital on October 28, 1938, during the Polenaktion
“... or was it the end of the world?”
In a letter, David Fiks records an extensive account of his experiences in Berlin on 9 November 1938 and the days that followed.
The Exclusion of Jewish Children from Public Schools 1938
What an apparently innocuous postcard reveals
“Travel Toward a Happy Future!”
In reaction to the November Pogroms, the Kindertransport program of 1938–39 rescued ten thousand children from the Nazis’ violent regime.
“Decisive Defense and Hard Reparations”
The financial punishment of the Jewish populace after Kristallnacht
Google Arts & Culture Online Exhibition
Here we show many of the family collections entrusted to us, which tell the stories and fates of their owners.
At a glance
Exhibition catalogs, the JMB Journal, book series, and more
All About ...
Blogerim: From the Corridors of the Jewish Museum Berlin
Here, staff members of the Jewish Museum Berlin share thoughts and anecdotes from their daily work and topics that move them.