April 20, 2021

Hanna (real name Johanna) was born in 1906 near Hannover into a jewish family. At the age of 18 she began her studies in Philosophy, Philology and Theology in Marburg. During that time she got in contact with Martin Heidegger. While studying at ... See more

April 15, 2021
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My name is Joshua Haiden, I am 18 years old and will soon pass my final exams at “Hegelgasse 12” in Vienna, a High School with a strong emphasis on music and art. Since I was a little child, I have always been interested in the process of making ... See more

April 6, 2021

Marion Gräfin Dönhoff was born in 1909 in East Prussia and was editor-in-chief and co editor of DIE ZEIT. She grew up on a noble estate with her six siblings in East Prussia. At the age of 19 she took her A levels and began her studies in ... See more

March 27, 2021
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Being part of the South Africa Holocaust and Genocide Foundation makes Cape Town Holocaust and Genocide Centre the most important educational institution in regard to the Holocaust and Genocide in Cape Town, South Africa. The centre’s focus is set ... See more

March 25, 2021
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Mein Name ist Nico Forster, ich bin 19 Jahre alt und wurde in Graz in der schönen Steiermark geboren. Schon seit meiner Hauptschulzeit hatte ich großes Interesse an der jüdischen Geschichte wie auch gegenüber dem Holocaust. Außerdem war der ... See more

March 25, 2021
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My name is Nico Forster, I am 19 years old and was born in Graz in the beautiful state of Styria. Since attending Junior High School, I was very interested in Jewish history and the Holocaust. After having visited the Colorado, I developed the ... See more

March 23, 2021

“If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man/woman changes his/her own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him/her... We need not wait to see what others do.”

Mahatma Gandhi (real ... See more

March 20, 2021
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The memorial site in the „JVA Wolfenbüttel” is placed in the impressive and historical lower saxon Strafgefängnis (prison) Wolfenbüttel, which was transformed into a place of execution in 1937. Based on this, the memorial site is doing ... See more

March 18, 2021
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Dobar dan!

My name is Sascha Baumann, I am 22 years old and come from the wonderful Austrian state of Burgenland (specifically from Nickelsdorf). After four years of preparation, I am currently rendering my Friedensdienst at the “Centre for ... See more

March 13, 2021
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The Geschichtswerkstatt “Leonid Lewin” in Minsk, founded in 2003, is a member of the union of jewish public association and communities in Belarus. The Geschichtswerkstatt was formed in cooperation with Dortmund, as a shared project of ... See more

March 9, 2021

Hedy Lamarr was born in 1914 in Vienna and was an austrian-american actress, inventor and film producer. From an early age on, she was interested in acting and participated in various plays and films. In 1933 she became famous around the world due ... See more

March 4, 2021
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Dzień dobry! My name is Andreas Jesse and since September 2020, I am part of an extremely dynamic team working in the department of education at the POLIN - Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. The museum mainly deals with the history of ... See more

February 25, 2021
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I am Pablo Muñoz, a half-Colombian from Vienna, and I'm going to graduate this year. In the second year of high school I went abroad to the Philippines, which taught me immense respect for other cultures as well as the ability to adapt to other ... See more

February 18, 2021
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Buonasera,

my name is Anna Kleemair, I am 19 years old and I come from Seckau in Styria. Since September I have been at the international organization "Offenes Herz" as a social servant on the small island of Procida in the Gulf of Naples. When I ... See more

February 7, 2021
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The foundation “pour la Mémoire de la Déportation” based in french Paris was founded in 1990 and serves as an umbrella organisation of several associations and societies devoting their work to the themes of deportation and imprisonment during ... See more