21 events in 11 Berlin locations. Artists from Russia, Germany, Israel and the USA invite you to a program of concerts, readings and exhibitions on the occasion of the 32nd Cultural Festival of the Jewish Community of Berlin. The programme ranges from music, literature, humour, stories and history, lectures and exhibitions to family celebrations and provides a great insight into the diversity of Jewish culture.
A commemoration ceremony is held to commemorate 9 November 1938.
Location: Jewish Community Centre Fasanenstraße, Fasanenstraße 79-80, 10623 Berlin, Germany
Time: FR 08.11.2019 (start 14:00 | admission 13:00)
On the occasion of the anniversary of the pogrom night on November 9, 1938, the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller, the Chairman of the Jewish Community of Berlin, Dr. Gideon Joffe, Rabbi Jonah Sievers and Cantor Isidoro Abramowicz commemorate the crimes of the Nazi regime.
The musical program will be accompanied by members of the string quartet of the Berlin-Sinfonietta, the actress Nadine Schori will read selected texts.
From 9:00 to 16:00, the names of the 55,969 murdered Berlin Jews will be read from the Berlin Memorial Book in front of the Gemeindehaus.
The 9th of November is also illuminated from another side. After the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989, many people from the CIS countries immigrated to Germany. As a result, the number of Jewish community members in Germany tripled. One focus of the Jewish Cultural Days in Berlin in 2019 will therefore be Russian-Jewish culture.
LOCATIONS JEWISH CULTURAL DAYS BERLIN 2019
Rykestraße 53, 10405 Berlin
Berlin Neue Synagoge/Centrum Judaicum
Oranienburger Straße 28-31, 10117 Berlin
Jüdisches Gemeindehaus Fasanenstraße
Fasanenstraße 79–80, 10623 Berlin
Knesebeckstraße 100, 10623 Berlin
Walter-Benjamin-Platz 2, 10629 Berlin
Kantstraße 12, 10623 Berlin
Potsdamer Straße 37, 10785 Berlin
Chausseestraße 102, 10115 Berlin
Columbiadamm 9-11, 10965 Berlin
Fasanenstraße 23, 10719 Berlin
Representation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt to the Federal Government
Luisenstraße 18, 10117 Berlin