Please note: The news of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial are presented here. All news of the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Sites can be found in the Foundation's news list.

02/29/2024 News

We mourn the loss of our friend Eva Smolková-Keulemansová

Today we received the news that our friend Eva Smolková-Keulemansová passed away in Prague on 28 February 2024 at the age of 96. Read more

10/24/2023 News

Our friend Marian Hawling is dead

Today, we received the sad news that our friend Marian Hawling died in Australia on October 17, 2023. He was 98 years old. Read more

10/13/2023 News

Letter of Solidarity

Dear survivors of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp and relatives of those persecuted under National Socialism, dear friends,

Since last Saturday…

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10/04/2023 News

New Volunteers at the Foundation

This September, three new volunteers joined the Foundation. During their voluntary service, Casey and Tasya (Action Reconciliation Service for Peace) as well as Robert (Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr Kultur) will get to know the Foundation and the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. They will work in different departments and also realize their own projects. Here they introduce themselves: Read more

09/17/2023 News

A Tree from Israel

On May 14, 1948, the State of Israel was founded - only three years after the Shoah. As part of the anniversary celebrations, members of the Greens Party in the Bundestag planted 75 trees in their respective constituencies in a joint action with the Embassy of Israel to express the rootedness of both countries. One of the trees was planted at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Read more

08/02/2023 News

We mourn the passing of Karl Pajuk (1926–2023)

Karl Pajuk was born on 15 February 1926 in the village of Mazkiwzi in the western Ukrainian region of Khmelnytsky. As the son of Ukrainian peasants,…

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06/08/2023 News

House of Remembrance is closed this summer

Roof work will be taking place in the House of Remembrance from 30 June to 5 August 2023. Therefore, it will unfortunately not be possible to visit this building during this time.

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05/11/2023 News

We mourn the passing of Ivan Moscovich (1926–2023).

Concentration camp survivor Ivan Moscovich died on 21 April 2023, shortly before his 97th birthday. Read more

04/11/2023 News

Sara, not Surcis – new information about one of the children from Bullenhuser Damm

20 Jewish children were murdered in the basement of a former school on 20 April 1945. We now also know the correct spelling of Sara Goldfinger’s name and her date of birth. Read more

03/31/2023 News

Decision made in competition for new ‘denk.mal Hannoverscher Bahnhof’ documentation centre

The new architectural design was presented by Dr Carsten Brosda, Senator for Culture and Media, at a press conference on 31 March 2023. Read more