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
“…daß wir nicht erwünscht waren.”
Novemberpogrom 1938 in Frankfurt am Main. Berichte und Dokumente”. Hrsg.: Gottfried Kößler, Angelika Rieber, Feli Gürsching, Frankfurt 1993
- Franz Ephraim Wagner, „Auch die Musik hat mir mein Leben gerettet“
- Alice Oppenheimer, geborene Stern, „Wenige Tage aus meinem Leben“
- Carole Domar, geborene Rosenthal, „…bis wir es verstehen mussten“
- Lilly Hojda, geborene Kellermann, „Kampf um meinen Vater“
- Avraham Avisar (Alfred Revisorski), „Ich habe dagegen gehalten“
- Esther Clifford, geborene Ebe, „Polenaktion“ und Novemberpogrom
- Dorothy Baer, geborene Griesheimer, „Meine Eltern haben mir den Abschied sehr leicht gemacht“
- Martha Hirsch, geborene Sommer, „… dass wir nicht erwünscht waren“
- Felix Weil, „Ich dachte, ich würde meine Familie bald wiedersehen“
- Peter Bloch, „Wie ich das Pogrom erlebte“
- Bernhard Natt, Returning from Auschwitz – Zwei Briefe, ein Telegramm
- Gottfried Kößler, Vorschläge zur Bildungsarbeit mit dieser Dokumentation
- Editorische Anmerkungen