Visit program 2023:
At the end of June 2023, a group of children and grandchildren of former Frankfurters will once again visit the former home of their ancestors as guests of the city.
For the 2022 visit program, see here.
Visit program 2023:
The Newsletter July 2022 has been published.
Visit program 2022 – “Together we we still have much work to do!”
“Together we still have much work to do!”, with this appeal for the future, Wendy Schmelzer summed up the conclusion of her visit during her speech at the final reception in Frankfurt’s Römer. She was part of a group of children and grandchildren of former Frankfurter citizens who were guests in the former home of their parents and grandparents from 8th to 15th June at the invitation of the City of Frankfurt.
More about the visit program 2022 you`ll find under this Link.
The “Newsletter September 2021 has been published.
See new biographies!
Visiting Program 2019
In June 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 grandparents`childhood and youth, visit their houses, the area they lived in, the graves of relatives and former schools. Reports and Pictures
Frank Felsenstein writes in The Times of Israel about his visit to Frankfurt.
Booklaunch: Rettet wenigstens die Kinder
The project has collected several biographies of former visitors who were saved by the Kindertransport. 20 of these biographies have now been published in a book: More information and reviews here
On the History of the Project
Jewish Life in Frankfurt see the new rex_article_content at About us
Reports on Kindertransport-Kinder connected to the “Projekt Jüdisches Leben in Frankfurt”
Biographies of Kindertransport-Kinder on the website www.juedisches-leben-frankfurt.de
Further Publications on Kindertransport-Kinder of Frankfurt in Connection with the „Projekt Jüdisches Leben in Frankfurt“
- Gottfried Kößler, Angelika Rieber, Feli Gürsching, „… dass wir nicht erwünscht waren“. Novemberpogrom 1938 in Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main 1993. Dorothy Baer: S. 113-122; Felix Weil: S. 113-122
- Angelika Rieber, Wir bleiben hier! Lebenswege Oberurseler Familien jüdischer Herkunft, Frankfurt, 2004, Thomas und Gerhard Leo: S. 92-102; Felix Weil: S. 65-69
- Angelika Rieber, Am Schützenbrunnen 13, in: Ostend. Blick in ein jüdisches Viertel, Frankfurt am Main 2000: Dorothy Baer: S. 188-202; here as pdf:
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- Angelika Rieber, „Wir zweifelten zu keiner Zeit, dass wir genauso Deutsche waren wie alle anderen in diesem Land“. Zur Geschichte jüdischer Mitbürger: Familie Leo, in: Jahrbuch Hochtaunuskreis 2007, Frankfurt 2006: Thomas Leo
- Angelika Rieber, „Aber mein Selbstbewusstsein habe ich nicht verloren“, in: Jüdische Kindheit und Jugend. Laupheimer Gespräche 2011, Hrsg: Haus der Geschichte Baden-Württemberg, Heidelberg 2012, S. 135-181: Dorothy Baer, Thomas Leo, Felix Weil
- Angelika Rieber in: Ernst Sommer, Margot Sommer, in: Initiative Stolpersteine Frankfurt am Main. 11. Dokumentation 2013, S. 17-18: Margot Sommer
- Dorothy Baer: „Meine Eltern haben mir den Abschied sehr leicht gemacht“. Filmportrait, Frankfurt am Main 1994, Medienzentrum Frankfurt, signature DVD 4671684
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