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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

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

05/16/2022 News

Margot Heumann died

It is with great sadness that we learned that Margot Heumann passed away on May 11, 2022 in Arizona, USA. Read more

03/03/2022 News

Teresa Stiland has died

It is with great sadness that we learned that our friend Teresa Stiland passed away yesterday in Paris. Teresa Stiland was born Matla Rozenberg in 1925 into a Jewish family in Częstochowa, Poland. She was 14 years old when German troops occupied Łódź, where she lived with her grandparents. Matla managed to survive the Litzmannstadt/Łódź ghetto; her relatives died in the ghettos or were murdered in Treblinka. Read more

03/03/2022 News

Roger Cassagne has died

We were saddened to learn that the honorary president of the regional association of deportees from Cantal (Mémoire(s) & déportation du Cantal) has passed away. Read more

02/25/2022 News

Robert Pinçon would have been 100 years old today

On the occasion of his 100th birthday, we commemorate Robert Pinçon, to whom the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial owes a lot. Read more

02/04/2022 Blog

We mourn the death of Dr Hans Gaertner

We have received the sad news that Holocaust survivor Dr Hans Gaertner passed away in Prague on 1 February 2022. Read more

11/08/2021 News

Mogens Henrik Nielsen passed away

We received the sad news that Mogens Henrik Nielsen passed away on 1 November 2021. He was born in 1927 in Odense, Fyn, and moved to West Jutland with his parents and sister in 1935. His father was active in the resistance, and in June 1944 the Gestapo arrested him and imprisoned him in the Hoserød camp. In August 1944, Mogens Henrik was also arrested on charges of sabotage and taken to Neuengamme concentration camp via the Frøslev police detention camp. He was 17 years old. Read more

09/06/2021 News

We have received the sad news that Melitta Stein has passed away

Born in 1927, Melitta Stein grew up in Prague as the second daughter of the Jewish Müller family. Her father ran a law firm, which he was forced to give up in the 1940s. On 2 July 1942, the family - father Karl, mother Margarethe and daughters Nina and Melitta - were deported to the Theresienstadt ghetto, and on 18 December 1942 to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Read more

05/18/2021 News

We mourn the death of Neonila Kurliak

Recently, we received the sad news that Neonila Kurlyak died of Covid-19 on April 17, 2021 in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. We remember a warm-hearted, friendly and combative woman who, despite her difficult fate, could also laugh heartily and who kept her zest for life. She was always open-minded and open to new experiences. Read more