Tag Archives: Family history

80 years since Kristallnacht and antisemitism is still on the rise

The 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht falls tomorrow – the brutal pogrom, which came to be known as Kristallnacht – the Night of Broken Glass – in which hundreds of synagogues were burnt down, thousands of Jewish shops and business were … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Our Roots trip to Germany – How the Stolpersteine project was born

This is a guest post by Heinz-Otto Haag, who together with his wife Heidi was our host in the town of Michelstadt during our recent roots trip to Germany.  The Haags also did extensive research on our behalf to help … Continue reading

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Roots trip to Germany

Tomorrow morning (Sunday) I am setting out, together with my husband, brother and sister-in-law, on a “roots” trip to Germany.  I am feeling rather ambivalent about the whole trip as I always swore to myself that I would never set … Continue reading

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