“Show us your story!“ – Beginning last year, the Jewish participants in the “Object Days“ project have followed this invitation by recounting their migration stories.
When I came to Germany, Herbert Rubinstein, head of the Jewish Community of Dusseldorf, asked me to hold a Kabbalat Shabbat. That’s how the Club of Jewish Traditions got started. Today I work in adult education for the community. In order to explain the Torah to the other members, my sister and I made this Torah scroll the year we arrived. She also owns a Torah mantle made of purple velvet. We brought the fabric from Ukraine, wrapped around a vase that belonged to my mother. She died shortly before we immigrated.