Saturday, 4th May

 

1 Technische Universität Berlin, Straße des 17. Juni 135, main building, atrium gallery on 2nd floor, Berlin-Charlottenburg
10:30-12 noon | Exhibition (de/en)

Dr. Dimitri R. Stein, who was denied his Dr.-Ing. at the TH Berlin because he was Jewish, and his father, Roman I. Stein, are remembered by Jani Pietsch with photographs, letters and a video recording. In 2008, at the age of 88, Dimitri R. Stein finally received his doctorate at the TU Berlin and was awarded the title Dr.-Ing.

U2 / Station Ernst-Reuter-Platz

 

2   Torgauer Straße 24-25, Berlin-Schöneberg

11-4pm | Open Air Exhibition (de)

The old coal shop run by Julius and Annedore Leber in the industrial area along the railway line was a meeting place for resistance to national socialism. The working group Annedore and Julius Leber Memorial is committed to keeping this memory site alive.

S1 / Station Schöneberg

S2 / Station Südkreuz

Bus 106, Bus stop: Torgauer Straße

 

 Max Liebermann Haus, Pariser Platz 7, Berlin-Mitte

11am - 6pm | Exhibition (de/en/fr)

Max Liebermann (1847-1935), painter and academy president, and his family are remembered by the Stiftung Brandenburger Tor with a new presentation of photographs and text passages.

S1, S2, S25, S26 U55 / Station Brandenburger Tor

Bus M100, M200, TXL / Bus stop: Brandenburger Tor

 

 Suarezstraße 31, Berlin-Charlottenburg

12noon + 12:30pm | Performance

Elfriede Scholz née Remark is recalled by Andrea Schultz and Günter Schmidt in front of the house she lived in from 1924-1929. Elfriede Scholz, a dressmaker and Erich Maria Remarque’s sister, was sentenced to death for anti-war statements in 1943 and hanged in Plötzensee.

U7 / Station Wilmersdorfer Straße

S41 / Station Messe Nord/ICC

Bus M49 / Bus stop: Kuno-Fischer-Straße

Bus 309 / Bus stop: Amtsgerichtsplatz

 

 

5   Albert Einstein Gedenkstele, Haberlandstraße 8, Berlin-Schöneberg

12noon | Talk (de)

Petra Michalski talks about Professor Albert Einstein, a close friend of her uncle, Professor János Plesch.

U4, U7 / Station Bayerischer Platz

 

6   Flotowstraße 9, 1st floor, Berlin-Tiergarten

12:30pm | Reading + Talk (en)

Love and Luck. A young Woman’s Journey from Berlin to Shanghai to San Francisco is a novel by Karen Levi published in 2016. In her mother’s old apartment, Karen Levi (Maryland, USA) reads the story of the Wolffheim family’s escape from Berlin to Shanghai and talks to the current tenants.

S3, S5, S7, S9, S75 / Station Tiergarten

 

7   Haberlandstraße 8, 4th floor, Berlin-Schöneberg

1 - 3pm | Music, Documentation + Talk (de/es)

“I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music” (Albert Einstein). Visitors will be able to see what Albert Einstein saw from his window (1917-1932) when Gregorio Ortega Coto opens his apartment to the public. Using documentary and artistic techniques, Gregorio Ortega Coto approaches this genius, visionary and musician with an electro-acoustic composition by Marion Fabian and Claudia Teschner on violin.

U4, U7 / Station Bayerischer Platz

 

8   Cecilien-Schule, Nikolsburger Platz 5, Room 11, Bln-Wilmersdorf

2pm | Talk (en/de)

Sylvia Paskin (London, England) recalls two sisters – her great-aunt Elsa Majewski née Katz, who lived in Nikolsburger Platz 4 prior to her forced removal to a Judenhaus and subsequent deportation to Sobibor in 1942, and her paternal grandmother Lily Knips née Katz, who fled to London in 1939 with tragic consequences.

U9 / Station Güntzelstrasse

U2, U3 / Station Hohenzollernplatz

Bus 249 / Bus stop: Hohenzollernplatz

 

 Fantom Gallery, Hektorstraße 9-10, Berlin-Halensee

2pm | Performance (de)

Ernestina Gallardo lived in Markgraf-Albrecht-Str. 8, a nearby street. During the Nazi era she hid people who were being persecuted. Students from the Paul-Fahlisch-Gymnasium in Lübbenau in the Spreewald region researched her story with Antje Pohler, their teacher, and will read from the restitution files.

U7 / Station Adenauerplatz

Bus M19, M29 / Bus stop: Joachim-Friedrich-Straße

 

10   Mommsenstraße 6, mezzanine, Berlin-Charlottenburg

2 - 5pm | Exhibition, Talk and Reading (de/en)

In memory of the Fiegel family, the Isaacsohn family and the Selten family – all former residents of this building – Dr. Wolf-Rüdiger Baumann and Claudia Saam open their apartment to the public. Siblings Naomi and Paul Fiegel (Sydney, Australia) pay homage to their father, Bernhard, and their grandparents, Erna and Paul Fiegel.

S3, S5, S7, S9, S75 / Station Savignyplatz

 

11   Reiswerder Island on Lake Tegel, Berlin-Reinickendorf

3 - 6pm | Book presentation, Video + Open Air Exhibition (de)

The Bonus family, former Reiswerder tenants, and five empty chairs – in memory of Gerda Lesser, Erna-Johanna and Gerhart Fleck, Lotte Basch and Hermann Dietz.

Meeting point at 2:50pm: Ferry stop: Reiswerder/Baumwerder at the DLRG-Station on the mainland.

From U7 / Station Haselhorst or U6 / Station Holzhauser Straße by bus 133 to bus stop: Weg nach Reiswerder. One-minute walk through the forest towards the lake and the DLRG-Station.

 

12   Starnberger Straße 2, cellar, Berlin-Schöneberg

3pm | Reading, Eyewitness Talk, Music

A caretaker hid the child Renate Wolf (today Rahel R. Mann) in the cellar of this building. Rahel R. Mann reads from her own story Uns kriegt ihr nicht: Als Kinder versteckt – jüdische Überlebende erzählen by Tina Hüttel and Alexander Meschnig. The band IG Blech plays pieces composed for this event.

U7 / Station Eisenacher Straße

Bus M46 / Bus stop: Hohenstaufenstraße

 

13  Pallasstraße 12, Berlin-Schöneberg

4pm | Talk and Walk (de)

Music teacher and women’s rights activist Maria Leo, founder and director of a private music seminar for women from 1911 until 1933, when her directorship was revoked, is commemorated by Sibylle Nägele and Joy Markert in front of her former residence. Maria Leo took her own life on 2 September 1942 before her imminent deportation.

U7 / Station Kleistpark

Bus 204 / Bus stop: Winterfeldtplatz

 

14     Nollendorfstraße 28, glass shop, Berlin-Schöneberg

5pm | Reading and Talk (de)

In November 1943, Hanni Weissenberg was taken in by the Kolzer family to their small apartment in the side wing of the building. Hanni Lévy née Weissenberg, who has lived in Paris since 1946, is remembered by Dr. Beate Kosmala and Oranna Dimmig with a reading from Nichts wie raus und durch! Lebens- und Überlebensgeschichte einer jüdischen Berlinerin.

U1, U2, U3, U4 / Station Nollendorfplatz

Bus 106, 187 / Bus stop: Nollendorfplatz

Bus M46 / Bus stop: Motzstraße

Sunday, 5th May

 Max Liebermann Haus, Pariser Platz 7, Berlin-Mitte

11am - 6pm | Exhibition (en/de/fr)

Max Liebermann (1847-1935), painter and academy president, and his family are remembered by the Stiftung Brandenburger Tor with a new presentation of photographs and text passages.

S1, S2, S25, S26 U55 / Station Brandenburger Tor

Bus M100, M200, TXL / Bus stop: Brandenburger Tor

 

 Rosenheimer Strasse 40, 2nd floor, Berlin-Schöneberg

11am - 1pm | Exhibition (en/de)

The Katzenellenbogen family lived here and ran a hardware shop in Goltzstraße 37 until their escape to Argentina in 1939.

They are recalled by Anke Hassel and Hugh Williamson in their apartment with the aid of documents and photographs.

U7 / Station Eisenacher Straße

 

  Rosenheimer Strasse 40, 4th floor, Berlin-Schöneberg

11am - 1pm | Exhibition (en/de)

12noon | Talk with Claudia Samter

The persecution, dispossession and deportation of nine tenants is documented by Marie Rolshoven with archival material and photographs. Claudia Samter, who will travel from Buenos Aires to Berlin for this event, only learned recently that Else Simon, her daughter Helga Kaufmann and her granddaughter Yvonne Luise were deported from this apartment. Claudia Samter will recall her great-aunt, her aunt and her cousin and talk about how her mother managed to escape to Argentina.

U7 / Station Eisenacher Straße

 

  Schwäbische Straße 25, 1st floor, Berlin-Schöneberg

1 - 3pm | Exhibition (de)

Claire and Harry Herzfeld lived in the side wing of the building. When they fled to Shanghai in 1939, they left everything behind. Their later life in New York was marked by illness and poverty. In the early 1950s, they filed a claim for restitution. Years later Harry Herzfeld was awarded a small pension.
Uti Hennecke and Wolfgang Bauernfeind open their apartment and show the files that tell this story.

U7 / Station Eisenacher Straße

Bus M46 / Bus stop: Hohenstaufenstraße and Barbarossastraße

 Lyckallee 30, 1st floor, Berlin-Charlottenburg

1 pm | Exhibition and Talk

Mea and Moritz Meyer had only lived in their Bauhaus villa for a few years before they fled Berlin for Paris in 1933 with their son Theo. Mea was the only member of the family to survive.
Jo Glanville (London, England) recalls the life of her great-aunt, the years of flight and loss, and her mother‘s childhood memories of visiting the Meyers in their state-of-the art home on the edge of Grunewald.

S9 / Station Heerstraße

Bus M49, X49 / Bus stop: Heerstraße

 Apostel-Paulus-Straße 26, Berlin-Schöneberg

1 - 3pm | Video and Talk (de)

An optical-acoustic walk through the ceremonial unveiling of the commemorative plaques on 27 April 2012.

A documentary of the event will be shown in the hallway. The current tenants talk about their active contact with the survivors and their descendants, a number of whom were present at the event in 2012.

U7 / Station Eisenacher Straße

Bus M46 / Bus stop: Grunewaldstraße

 

  Mommsenstraße 6, mezzanine, Berlin-Charlottenburg

2 - 5pm | Exhibition, Reading and Talk (en/de)

In memory of the Fiegel family, the Isaacsohn family and the Selten family – all former residents of this building – Dr. Wolf-Rüdiger Baumann and Claudia Saam open their apartment to the public. Siblings Naomi and Paul Fiegel (Sydney, Australia) pay homage to their father, Bernhard, and their grandparents, Erna and Paul Fiegel.

S3, S5, S7, S9, S75 / Station Savignyplatz

 Spandau town hall, Am Wall 3, Berlin-Spandau

2:30 - 4pm | Walking Tour

Nine sites of memory. With text passages and her own illustrations, Doris Hinzen-Röhrig recalls Spandau residents who were persecuted. She focuses on the Sternberg family and their department store “Kaufhaus Sternberg – das Haus der guten Qualität”.

U7, S5, RE 4, RE 5, RB 10, RB 13 / Station Rathaus Spandau

Meeting point: Commemoration plaque outside Spandau town hall

9  Bookshop Bayerischer Platz, Grunewaldstr. 59, Bln-Schöneberg

3pm | Reading and Talk (de)

Benedict Lachmann, the individual anarchist who opened a bookshop here in 1919, is the subject of this reading and talk by bookseller Christiane Fritsch-Weith.

U4, U7 / Station Bayerischer Platz

 

10 Wilmersdorfer Moschee, Brienner Straße 7/8, Berlin-Wilmersdorf

3pm | Reading and Talk (de)

Dr. Mohammed Helmy, an Egyptian-born doctor in Berlin, saved the life of Anna Boros. He was the first Arab to be honoured at Yad Vashem as the Righteous Among the Nations. The event took place in 2013. sDr. Ronen Steinke sought out the families in Egypt and New York, and reads from his book Der Muslim und die Jüdin – die Geschichte einer Rettung in Berlin.

U3, U7 / Station Fehrbelliner Platz

 

11   Crellestraße 1, Berlin-Schöneberg

4pm | Reading and Talk (de)

Dr. Erna Davidson, a pediatrician, lived here with her family and set up her first medical practice here with her father.

Later banned from practising medicine, she became an active supporter of the transport of children (Kindertransport) to England and Sweden. Testimonies and personal memories of a courageous doctor in a reading by Matthias Schirmer and Jürgen Gressel-Hichert.

S1 / Station Julius-Leber-Brücke

Bus M48, M85, 104, 106, 187 / Bus stop: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz

 

12  Atelier Bergmann, Merseburger Str. 12, Berlin-Schöneberg

6pm | Installation

A Light Installation of Names is our tribute to the 99 people whose history we recall this weekend.

U7 / Station Eisenacher Straße

S1 / Station Julius-Leber-Brücke

Bus M48, M85, 104, 106, 187 / Bus stop: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz

DMAO pays homage to

Dr. Dimitri R. Stein
Roman I. Stein
at the Technical University (TUB), Straße des 17. Juni 135,
Berlin-Charlottenburg

Annedore Leber née Rosenthal
Julius Leber
at the former coal merchant's business, Torgauer Straße 24-25, Berlin-Schöneberg

 

Max Liebermann

in the Max Liebermann Haus, Pariser Platz 7, Berlin-Mitte

 

Elfriede Scholz née Remark
Erich Maria Remarque née Remark

Suarezstraße 31, Berlin-Charlottenburg

 

Prof. Albert Einstein
Prof. János Plesch
Haberlandstraße 8, Berlin-Schöneberg

 

Käthe Wolffheim née Warschauer
Karl Wolffheim

Eva Levy née Wolffheim
Günther Wolffheim

Flotowstraße 9, Berlin-Tiergarten

 

Lily Knips née Katz

Elsa Majewski née Katz

Nikolsburger Platz 4, Berlin-Wilmersdorf

 

Ernestina Gallardo née Ledermann

Markgraf-Albrecht-Straße 8, Berlin-Charlottenburg

 

 Erna Fiegel née Hirschfeld

Paul Fiegel
Bernhard Fiegel

Anna Fanny Isaacsohn née Ranschoff

Abraham Isaacsohn
Franz Herbert Isaacsohn (later Frank H. Budd)
Elsa Selten née Lustig

Ernst Selten
Fritz Selten
Mommsenstraße 6, Berlin-Charlottenburg

 

Lotte Basch
Hermann Dietz
Erna Johanna Fleck
Gerhart Fleck
Gerda Lesser
Reiswerder Island, Berlin-Reinickendorf

Rahel R. Mann
Starnberger Straße 2, Berlin-Schöneberg

 

Maria Leo
Pallasstraße 12, Berlin-Schöneberg

Hanni Lévy née Weissenberg
Nollendorfstraße 28, Berlin-Schöneberg

 

Frida Katzenellenbogen née Auerbach
Hans Katzenellenbogen
Herbert Katzenellenbogen
Ludwig Katzenellenbogen
Else Katzenellenbogen

Rosenheimer Straße 40/2nd floor

 

Henny Mosson-Möller
Carl Möller
Mary Mosessohn née Weinberg
Lotte Fuld-Traumann
Zilla Fuld-Traumann

Else Simon née Stargardt
Helga Kaufmann née Simon
Yvonne Luise Kaufmann
Gertrud Sachs
Rosenheimer Straße 40/4th floor

 

Rahel R. Mann
Starnberger Straße 2, Berlin-Schöneberg

Claire Herzfeld née Weil
Harry Herzfeld
Schwäbische Straße 25, Berlin-Schöneberg

 

Mea Meyer née Manasse
Moritz Meyer
Theo Meyer
Lyckallee 30, Berlin-Charlottenburg

 

Cäcilie Gadiel née Silberstein
Moritz Gadiel
Herta Vohs née Gadiel
Hans Vohs
Margot Vohs
Werner Vohs
Bertha Hillel née Lippmann
Julius Hillel
Luise Hillel
Johanna Hillel
Dorothea Hillel
Sophie Kaatz née Heimann

Albert Kaatz
Franz Landsberger
Johanna Landsberger née Aronheim
Richard Landsberger
Kurt Landsberger
Gerd Landsberger
Inge Landsberger
Heinz Aronheim
Johanna Lindenberg née Kaplan
Hermann Lindenberg
Frieda Wollheim née Guttmann
Hertha Rothholz née Wollheim
Eduard Rothholz
Wolfgang Rothholz
Charlotte Prager
Israel Bakel
Apostel-Paulus-Straße 26, Berlin-Schöneberg

 

Dr. Theodor Hirschfeld
Paula Hirschfeld

Markt 11, Berlin-Spandau

 

Julius Lieber
Lina Lieber

Gerhard Lieber
Breite Straße 15, Berlin-Spandau

 

Gustav Simonsohn

 

Breite Straße 10, Berlin-Spandau

 

Julius Sternberg
Susanne Sternberg née Zuckermann
Hans Sternberg

Hannelore Sternberg

Breite Straße 21, Berlin-Spandau

 

Heinrich Zeller
Fanny Zeller née Gottesmann
Breite Straße 18, Berlin-Spandau

 

 Benedict Lachmann

at the Bookshop Bayerischer Platz,
Grunewaldstraße 59, Berlin-Schöneberg

 

Anna Gutmann née Boros
Mohammed Helmy

at the Wilmersdorfer Mosque, Brienner Straße 7/8,

Berlin-Wilmersdorf

 

Martha Davidsohn néeJacoby

Dr. Heinrich Davidsohn

Dr. Erna Davidsohn
Ilse Davidson

Crellestraße 1-2 (the former Bahnstraße 1-2), Berlin-Schöneberg