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Germany, the Jews and Israel

                                      Germany, the Jews and Israel
         

An ongoing, dynamic exhibition presenting 75 years of German history, including the history of the relations between Jews and Germans, from the First World War through the Weimar Republic and then through the Nazi regime and the division of Germany until its reunification.
          

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  • 30/12/15-6/1/16: Governments and Crises: Memories of Israel’s and Germany’s Ambassadors
  • 23/12-30/12/15: Else Lasker-Schüler’s Drawing: "The Banished Poet", 1935-1942
  • 16/12-23/12/15: Under the "Big Brother's eye": Relations between the Communist parties in Israel and in East Germany
  • 9/12-16/12/15: Between Ideology and Racism: "Mein Kampf" by Adolf Hitler, 1924-1926
  • 2/12-9/12/15: Currency Bills from The Terezin Ghetto
  • 25/11-2/12/15: The Artist Hermann Struck and His Work: From the Berlin Secession to the Landscapes of Israel
  • 18/11-25/11/15: Nuremberg Trials, 1945-1946
  • 11/11-18/11/15: Beyond the Iron Curtain: East Germany and the Collapse of the Wall
  • 4/11-11/11/15: The Night of Broken Glass
  • 28/10-4/11/15: Count Harry Kessler and the Biography of Walter Rathenau
  • 21/10-28/10/15: The German Culture Week in Israel, 1971
  • 14/10-21/10/15: Peace Prize of the German Book Trade Awarded to Martin Buber, 1953
  • 7/10-14/10/15: German Literature Abroad and Dutch Publisher Allert de Lange
  • 24/9-7/10/15: Premiere Screening of the Early Thriller Film – The "Great Unknown" (Der große Unbekannte)
  • 16/9-23/9/15: The Nazi Race Laws – "The Nuremberg Laws"
  • 9/9-16/9/15: The Reparations Agreement of 1952 and the response in Israel
  • 2/9-9/9/15: Munich Olympics: Massacre of the Israeli Athletes on German Soil
  • 26/8-2/9/15: The German Film "Dreyfus" and its Screening in Israel
  • 19/8-26/8/15: The Author Moshe Yaakov Ben Gavriel and the Red Army Faction Activist Gudrun Ensslin
  • 12/8-19/8/15: The Composer Paul Ben-Chaim and his Journey from Germany to the Middle East
  • 5/8-12/8/15: The Templers in Israel and their Place in the Local Society
  • 29/7-5/8/15: Fritz Groll and the Pasha Squadron In Eretz Israel
  • 22/7-29/7/15: German Opposition to Hitler and the Assassination Attempt of July 20, 1944
  • 15/7-22/7/15: The "Degenerate Art" Exhibit, 1937
  • 8/7-15/7/15: Letter of the Author Moshe Yaakov Ben Gavriel to His Friend in Germany regarding the Future German Ambassador to Israel, 1963
  • 1/7-8/7/15: The German Martin and the Jewish Mordechai: A Meeting between Buber and Heidegger, 1957
  • 24/6-1/7/15: Architecture in the "International Style" (Bauhaus) in Eretz Israel
  • 17/6-24/6/15: "Faust" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and its Translation into Hebrew
  • 10/6-17/6/15: Albert Ballin, the HAPAG Shipping Company, and the Immigrants to America
  • 3/6-10/6/15: First Auschwitz Trial in Germany, 1963-1965
  • 27/5-3/6/15: German Inflation 1919-1923
  • 20/5-27/5/15: Advertisement for Purchase of War Bonds, 1918
  • 13/5-20/5/15: Theodor Huess in Jerusalem
  • 6/5-13/5/15: End of World War II in Europe
  • 29/4-6/5/15: Termination of Employment Letter to Ladislaus Farkas from Fritz Haber
  • 22/4-29/4/15: Erich Kästner’s Poems in Hebrew, 1965
  • 16/4-23/4/15: The Journal Rimon – Milgroim
  • 1/4-15/4/15: Seder Night in Cambrai, 1915
  • 25/3-1/4/15: Postcard from Curt David Wormann to Felix Weltsch, 1955
  • 18/3-25/3/15: “Transfer Agreement” and the Boycott of German Goods
  • 11/3-18/3/15: David Ben Gurion Meets Conrad Adenauer in New York, 1960
  • 4/3-11/3/15: The Weimar Constitution
  • 25/2-4/3/15: Marcel Reich-Ranicki and the German Literature
  • 18/2-25/2/15: The Aliyah of Central European Jews
  • 11/2-18/2/15: The Physician Felix Theilhaber and World War I
  • 4/2-11/2/15: The Student Demonstration against Anti-Semitism, Munich, 1960
  • 28/1-4/2/15: The Nazi Rise to Power Through the Eyes of Sebastian Haffner
  • 21/1-28/1/15: Letter of First German Ambassador, Rolf Pauls, to Chava Steinitz (Buber)
  • 14/1-21/1/15: Letter from Walter Rathenau to Stefan Zweig


Introductory Notes

The exhibition includes four sections: the First World War, the Weimar Republic, the Nazi era and the years following the Second World War. In each section, you are invited to see items related to the specific era. The exhibition is updated every week with a special item of the week.

 

מלחמת העולם הראשונה: תבוסה וחורבן רפובליקת ויימר: תקווה שמסתיימת במשבר ימי השלטון הנאצי: כיבוש, שואה וסוף מר גרמניה המערבית, ישראל ואיחוד הגרמניות​
The First World War: defeat and devastation


The Weimar Republic: from hope to crisis

The Nazi regime: occupation, the Holocaust and a bitter end

Divided Germany, relations with Israel and the reunification of Germany​
 

Germany, the Jews and Israel: A volatile history

An ongoing, dynamic exhibition presenting 75 years of German history, including the history of the relations between Jews and Germans, from the First World War through the Weimar Republic and then through the Nazi regime and the division of Germany until its reunification.