Discussion Do the SchUM cities belong under the protection of UNESCO?

Discuss: Prof. Dr. Maria Böhmer – President of the German Unesco Commission, Bonn, Florence Fischer – Art historian at Heidelberg University, Dr. Susanne Urban – managing director of the association SchUM-Städte Speyer, Worms, Mainz e.V. In the Middle Ages, Mainz, Worms and Speyer experienced a unique blossoming of Jewish life. They are the SchUM cities, […]

Religious festivals canceled due to corona virus or reduced world news

Events related to important religious festivals could be canceled or restricted in the coming weeks due to the coronavirus crisis. Next month there will be festivals in most major world religions, attended by large crowds. Easter is April 12th (a week later for Eastern Orthodox churches); The Passover begins on April 8. Rama Navami, an […]

Amazon in the Holocaust row about the ‘Hunters’ series, anti-Semitic books

WARSAW (Reuters) – The Auschwitz Memorial on Sunday criticized Amazon for fictional representations of the Holocaust in its Prime series “Hunters” and for selling Nazi propaganda books. FILE PHOTO: Al Pacino and Logan Lerman cast members pose at a premiere for the television series “Hunters” in Los Angeles, California, USA. UU., February 19, 2020. REUTERS […]

Holocaust Remembrance: Avitall Gerstetter’s “Remembrance Box”

“We will call out your name” is written on the small box that I take from the white box. We’ll call your name. She is lying on my lap, white tissue paper, blue ribbon around me. A scene as solemn as opening a birthday present from an attentive relative. But this moment represents the end […]