• Kippenheim - Synagogue
    Kippenheim - Synagogue ©Gemeinde Kippenheim (Schillinger-Teschner)
  • Lübeck – Holsten Gate
    Lübeck – Holsten Gate ©DZT (G. Marth)
  • Bielefeld – City hall
    Bielefeld – City hall ©DZT (Dirk Topel Kommunikation GmbH)
  • Rostock – Church of St. Mary
    Rostock – Church of St. Mary ©DZT (J. Messerschmidt)
  • Münster – Promenade
    Münster – Promenade ©Münster Marketing
  • Erfurt – Merchants’ bridge
    Erfurt – Merchants’ bridge ©DZT (T. Babovic)
  • Dresden – Semperoper
    Dresden – Semperoper ©DZT (A. Antoni)
  • Sulzburg
    Sulzburg ©Stadt Sulzburg
  • Wiesbaden – Kurhaus
    Wiesbaden – Kurhaus ©DZT (photo&design H. Goebel)
  • Augsburg – Synagogue and Jewish Culture Museum
    Augsburg – Synagogue and Jewish Culture Museum ©Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH
  • Wörlitz – Gothic house
    Wörlitz – Gothic house ©Bildarchiv Monheim GmbH/DZT
  • Bamberg – Synagogue
    Bamberg – Synagogue ©BAMBERG Tourismus & Kongress Service
  • Offenburg – Aluminum sculpture „Freiheit“ (liberty),
    Offenburg – Aluminum sculpture „Freiheit“ (liberty), ©Stadt Offenburg
  • Bonn – Museum of Art
    Bonn – Museum of Art ©DZT (R. Kiedrowski)
  • Regensburg – Stony Bridge,
    Regensburg – Stony Bridge, ©DZT (P. Ferstl)
  • Essen – Old Synagogue,
    Essen – Old Synagogue, ©DZT (P. Wieler)
  • Hannover – New city hall and Lake Maschsee
    Hannover – New city hall and Lake Maschsee ©Hannover Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
  • Speyer – Cathedral
    Speyer – Cathedral ©DZT (A. Cowin)
  • Bremerhaven – Emigration Center
    Bremerhaven – Emigration Center ©DZT (W. Hutmacher)
  • Berlin – Synagogue
    Berlin – Synagogue ©DZT (J. Keute)

Germany for the Jewish Traveler

Even though we are decades removed from World War II, the crimes committed against the Jewish People during the Nazi regime retain a singular identity in the annals of horror. Today’s Germany is home to the third-largest Jewish community in Western Europe, indeed the only European Jewish community that is growing rather than shrinking.

Visiting today’s Germany is a lesson in how a nation has sought to come to terms with a devastating legacy. After the war, a dedicated number of Germans were at the forefront of a movement to begin the long road, not only of atonement and redress, but towards the building of a new Germany. It is in this spirit that we are honored to convey a special invitation to the Jews of the world to visit our country. As we do so, it would be naïve not to recognize that for many, contemplating a visit to Germany may never be without a mixture of emotions.

“Stolpersteine”
the ubiquitous memorial.

Stolpersteine are bronze plaques about six inches square outside the homes of Jews and others deported during the Third Reich. Each tells the story of what happened to an individual.

They are the brainchild of Cologne-based artist Gunter Demnig who began the project in 1997, citing the Talmud’s declaration that "a person is only forgotten when his or her name is forgotten."

www.stolpersteine.eu

Discover Destination Germany with our interactive map

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