Projekt Jüdisches Leben in Frankfurt am Main – Spurensuche, Begegnung, Erinnerung e.V.

Participating

Are you interested in contributing to our activities?
Would you like to join us as a member?
Would you like to sponsor the project?

What you can do:

  • As a teacher you could invite guests of the city’s program to your school to meet your students
  • You could accompany the visitors to their family roots in Germany
  • You could help us transcribing or translating biographies
  • You can become a member – here is the application form!

Application Form

  • And, of course, any donation would be very welcome

http://www.juedisches-leben-frankurt.de/impressum.html

And if you are one of the former Frankfurter citizens of Jewish descent or related to one of them, if you have any questions or if you want to make a contribution to the remembrance of the former Jewish life in Frankfurt, please contact us. We are looking forward to hear from you. Here you find our questionnaire:

We’d be pleased to hear from you. Contact

The Projekt Jüdisches Leben in Frankfurt was presented with the Obermayer Award on January 23, 2017 at the Abgeordnetenhaus of Berlin, the home of the Berlin Parliament.
For further information see here


Gretel Merom received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

In recognition of her services in promoting unterstanding and friendship between Israelis und Germans, especially young Germans, through Holocaust education, the President of Germany, Joachim Gauck, has awarded Gretel Merom, a former Frankfurt citizen, who emigrated 1934 to the then British Mandate of Palestine, the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Further Information


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Kindertransport
In the encounters and interviews with former citizens of Frankfurt very often the request was made to establish a memorial for the Kindertransport-Kinder and their families. The “Projekt Jüdisches Leben in Frankfurt” supports this urgent request. Further Information


Raymon Grossmann’s Final Speech
of the Visiting Program 2016 in the Kaisersaal
see News Visiting Program 2016


The Newslettter 2016 has been published.


On the History of the Project
Jewish Life in Frankfurt see the new article at About us


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Walter Sommers received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
In recognition of his exceptional services in promoting peace and tolerance among peoples and cultures through Holocaust education an healing history, the President of Germany, Joachim Gauck, has awarded Walter Sommers, a former Frankfurt citizen, who emigrated 1939 to the USA, the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Further Information

Report in the Tribune Star

Homepage of the German Missions in the United States


Visiting Program 2016
End of May a group of former citizens of Frankfurt and their descendants were invited to the city of Frankfurt, the former home of their parents or grandparents. The invitation of the city gave them the opportunity to see the sites of the (great)grandparents`childhood and youth, visit their house, the area they lived in, the graves of relatives and former schools. Reports and Pictures


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