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Shoah Survivors

Collage of a portrait of an old man with a mustache (Leon Weintraub) and the cover of a book titled The Reconciliation with Evil.

Reconciliation with Evil: Story of a Survival

Book Presentation with Leon Weintraub, in German

Video Recording
27 Oct 2022

“In the quarry, children freeze in the rusty air”

Speech by Ruth Klüger on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January 2016

Jan 27 2018

An elderly gentleman (Coco Schumann) sits in front of a screen, he looks into the camera. On the screen Coco Schumann can be seen at a concert, he is playing the guitar.

Obituary for Coco Schumann

Jazz musician, Berliner, member of the jazz band Ghetto Swingers founded in the concentration camp Theresienstadt


Collage of paper scraps and the portrait of a woman.

No Compromises! The Art of Boris Lurie

A retrospective

26 Feb to 31 Jul 2016

Cover der Broschüre <cite>Im fremden Land</cite>

In a Foreign Country

Publications from Displaced Persons Camps

3 Sep to 15 Dec 2015

Cover in a foreign country.

In a Foreign Country

Companion booklet to the exhibition about literature from DP camps, downloadable PDF

Online Publication

On Life – Working with People Traumatized by the Shoah

Giselle Cycowicz, Martin Auerbach and David Becker and Volker Beck, in German

Video Recording
1 Oct 2015

Painted in words. The portrait of a lost time

Reading and talk with Samuel Bak, in German

Audio Recording
10 Oct 2007

Hugo Spiegel as Champion Shot

The Holocaust survivor was probably the first Jewish champion marksman in Germany

From our Holdings

Scene from the movie “From Hell to Hell”

From Hell to Hell

A film from the Artur Brauner Collection at our library


Scene from the movie “Europa Europa”

Europa Europa

A film from the Artur Brauner Collection at our library


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Displaced Persons

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Survivors in Hiding (National Socialism)

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Walter Franken­stein, Eye­witness to History and Donor

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Anita Lasker Wall­fisch, Cellist and Eyewitness to History

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Renate Lasker-Harpprecht, Journalist and Eyewitness to History

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Boris Lurie, Artist

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Henry Wuga, Eyewitness to History

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