A movie about the “exciting story” of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer will be published at the end of 2024.
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Protestant Churches of Germany (EKD) of the Palatinate region want to inventorise historically controversial objects.
Under large police protection, Jewish communities across Europe remembered the Kristallnacht on Thursday. “Who would have thought such a thing after that terrible war we experienced.”
Since the Holocaust, no international Jewish organisation has had its headquarters in Germany. Now, this is to change.
Pope Pius XII already knew in 1942 that the Nazis murdered the Jews en masse. That is shown by an old letter found in the archives of the Vatican.
A startling event in the summer of 1939 highlighted the harshness of the National Socialists in Germany against the church. This time, the reason was a meditation by Hans Asmussen.
Their freedom was lost, and they were unsure whether they would survive. On June 14th, 1940, the first prisoner transport arrived at Auschwitz. Photos of this were discovered only recently.
The approaching death of the last Holocaust survivor makes Holocaust education more important than ever. But how do you keep the youth involved?
The German resistance group, the Weisse Rose, has become very famous. On Wednesday, February 22, it was 80 years ago that the Nazis ended the lives of three of its members: Hans and Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst.
The German Protestant Churches have been silent about their complicity in persecuting and murdering Sinti and Roma during the Nazi era. Now, the Protestant Church of Germany (EKD) wants to break the silence.