Russian Girl with Compact (1928) 

VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018 / Photo: Städel Museum

The New Woman

An exhibition at Frankfurt’s Städel Museum will bring Lotte Laserstein, one of the greatest German painters of the 20th century, back into collective consciousness. Her oeuvre comprises brilliant portraits, often of women, and motifs that speak of the enthusiasm of [...]

(c) Historisches Archiv der Erzgebirgssparkasse Schwarzenberg, Thomas Bruns DHM


Saving money: Virtue or vice? A fascinating exhibition explores Germany’s favourite national occupation in its historical and current context…

Magnus Hirschfeld met Li Shiu Tong, the companion of his twilight years, in Hong Kong

©Jonny Nord / Wikimedia / (CC BY 4.0) /  https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en

The Einstein of Sex

Through science to justice: marking the 150th birthday of revolutionary sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld whose legacy resonates around the world…

(c) by Stefan Kranz


“The Jewish symbol of the fig tree in the shade of which there is room for everyone, is our programmatic basis”…. Welcome to the ACHAVA festival…

© Archive for Jewish Music - Jascha Nemtsov

Spiritual Resistance

“Our desire for culture equalled our desire for life…” Music helped preserve humanity under inhuman conditions in ghettos and concentration camps…