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04/27/2020 News

Our friend Miloš Poljanšek passed away

Yesterday we received the message that our friend Miloš Poljanšek passed away at the age of 97 in Ljubljana. Read more

04/21/2020 News

In memoriam Gloria Hollander Lyon

Today we received the sad news that Gloria Hollander Lyon passed away on Friday, the 10th of April, at the age of 90. Read more

02/28/2019 News

We remember Pascal Valliccioni

Today we received sad news: Pascal Valliccioni; who had been prisoner of the Neuengamme concentration camp, passed away at the age of 92 on February 27, 2019. Last May he visited the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial on occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the liberation. He not only talked to young people about his life, above that he wrote an impressive speech about his time as a concentration camp prisoner which was read to the audience by his daughter. Read more

06/05/2018 News

Mourning the Loss of Hana Weingarten

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Hana Weingarten, who died on the 1st of June in Tel Aviv. Born in Czechoslovakia in 1929, Hana… Read more

05/03/2018 News

In memoriam of Wim Aloserij

With deep sadness, we regret to inform the public that Wim Aloserij passed away last night. He arrived in Hamburg on Monday from the Netherlands in order to participate in the events of the Liberation Day ceremony. Read more

03/23/2018

We Mourn the Loss of Dagmar Lieblová

Our friend Dagmar Lieblová is dead. She died on 22 March 2018 in Prague at the age of 88.

We greatly valued Dagmar as a wise, warm, tolerant and urbane partner and a pillar of our work here at the Memorial. A few years ago, she published the story of her family and her persecution at the hands of the Nazis in a small volume which was translated into several languages. The English edition is entitled Someone Made a Mistake, So I Am Here Now. The Dagmar Lieblová Story. Read more

06/01/2017

We Are Mourning the Loss of Henryk Francuz

Henryk Francuz died last week in Tel Aviv. He was born in 1925 in Łódź, Poland, survived the concentration camps Auschwitz and Fürstengrube, as well as the death march to Schleswig-Holstein via the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp. He is one of the few survivors of the bombing attack on the ships in the Bay of Lübeck on May 3, 1945, which resulted in the death of 6600 prisoners of the Neuengamme concentration camp. Read more

05/29/2017 News

The staff of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial mourns Karla Raveh

Two weeks ago, on May 15, 2017, colleges from the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial and the Friends of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial celebrated the 90th birthday of Karla Raveh together with her and 140 guests in her hometown Lemgo of which Karla was honorary citizen. Last Saturday (May 27) Karla Raveh passed away unexpectedly. She will be laid to rest in Israel. We grieve together with Karla’s family and friends. Read more

11/02/2016 News

The Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial Mourns the Passing of Janusz Kahl (February 1, 1927 – November 2, 2016)

Janusz Kahl, a former prisoner of the Neuengamme concentration camp from Poland and the vice president of the Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme died today at the age of 89. We are mourning the death of a warmhearted and wise friend. Read more

02/08/2016 Report, News

In Memory of Helge Hansen

The employers of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial are mourning the loss of Helge Hansen who died on February 1, 2016 at the age of 93 in the presence of his daughter and his son-in-law. Read more