01/16/2023 News

We mourn the passing of Erika Estis, née Freundlich

In November 2022 Erika Estis was able to celebrate her 100th birthday in New York surrounded by her family. We have since received the sad news that Erika Estis passed away in the night from 13 to 14 January 2023. Read more

12/20/2022 Seasonal Newsletter

Year-end Circular Letter 2022/2023

Year-end Circular Letter to Survivors, Relatives of Nazi Persecutees, and Friends of Our Memorial Work. Read more

12/01/2022 Exhibition

Exhibition in Hamburg City Hall: "Death is always among us".

From 13 January to 8 February 2023 we will be showcasing the exhibition "Death is alawys among us." The Deportations to Riga and the Holocaust in German-Occupied Latvia at Hamburg City Hall. Read more

11/30/2022 News, Exhibition

New Online Exhibition #WhatDoYouWantToDo? (#Waswillstdutun?)

www.waswillstdutun.de: A new online exhibition portrays 21 people with diverse family histories during National Socialism and World War II and shows the impact of family history on identity, thinking and social action. Read more

11/23/2022 Report

Report on the 8th "Future of Remembrance" Forum

From 16th to the 17th of November 2022, the 8th “Future of Remembrance” Forum took place at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Descendants of former Nazi persecutees, memorial staff and those interested in remembrance policy discussed the challenges, problems and opportunities of remembrance culture today and in the future. How do experiences differ across national borders, different persecution and family history backgrounds? And what does this mean for engagement and multi-perspective remembering? Read more

11/21/2022 News

Our friend Hédi Fried has passed away

We mourn the death of our friend Hédi Fried, who died yesterday in Stockholm at the age of 98. Read more

11/16/2022 News

Damage to the memorial for the victims of Meensel-Kiezegem

Today at noon, two attentive visitors at the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial noticed that the bronze statue "The Despair of Meensel-Kiezegem", which commemorates the victims of Meensel-Kiezegem in the memorial grove of the memorial site, had been knocked over. Read more

10/24/2022 News

In remembrance of Paula Schemiavitz

We received the sad news that Paula Shemiavitz passed away in Israel on the night of October 18, 2022 at the age of 89. Read more

09/29/2022 Project

New English-language Study Day: "Colonial and Racist Thought and Practice in National Socialism."

The Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial is offering a one to two day English-language training to the theme of "Colonial and Racist Thought and Practice in National Socialism’". This offer is aimed at those above 16 years of age. Read more

09/25/2022 Project

New colleague for the "Serious Game Bullenhuser Damm" Project

A Serious Game will be added to the foundation’s digital proposals. This two year project is coordinated by Markus Bassermann. Read more