Berlin, Germany


Coordinates: 52°31' N, 13°24' E  

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Touring Jewish Berlin

Our thanks to Barbara Algaze, L.A. for the idea and the info

New Synagogue, Berlin (Neue Synagoge),_Berlin

Address: Oranienburger Straße 28-30, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Phone: +49 30 88028300


The Neue Synagoge ("New Synagogue") was built 1859–1866 as the main synagogue of the Berlin Jewish community, on Oranienburger Straße. Because of its splendid eastern Moorish style and resemblance to the Alhambra, it is an important architectural monument of the second half of the 19th century in Berlin.


Centrum Judaicum Berlin:

Web page for their archives:

Phone number: +49 30 88028-425 or -426.

e-mail is

Google Translation from their home page:  The archive of the New Synagogue Berlin - Centrum Judaicum is continuously built up since 1990. Currently, it covers some 400 linear meters of archival and collection, 2,500 microfilms and microfiches about 10,300.  The archive is interested in further sources on the history of Jewish communities, associations, foundations in Germany and discounts, as well as larger papers belonging with family and business papers.

The Jewish Museum in Berlin:,_Berlin

Address: Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin, Germany

Phone: +49 30 25993300 


Weißensee Cemetery

Juedische Gemeinde zu Berlin, Friedhofsverwaltung Weissensee
Herbert-Baum-Str. 45, 13088  Berlin,  Germany
Fax number is 49 - 30 - 92 508 33

Telephone number is +49 – 30 – 92 533 30

Call before you go as they are closed on all major Jewish holidays and many of the minor ones as well.


Topography of Terror (German: Topographie des Terrors):  Address: Niederkirchnerstraße 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany

Phone: +49 30 2545090

From Wikipedia:

The Topography of Terror is an outdoor and indoor history museum in Berlin, Germany. It is located on Niederkirchnerstrasse, formerly Prinz-Albrecht-Strasse, on the site of buildings which during the Nazi regime from 1933 to 1945 were the headquarters of the Gestapo and the SS, the principal instruments of repression during the Nazi era.


Rykestrasse Synagogue

Germany's largest synagogue is located in the Prenzlauer Berg neighbourhood in the Pankow borough of Berlin. Johann Hoeniger built the synagogue in 1903/1904. It was inaugurated on 4 September 1904, on time for the holidays of and around Rosh haShana. The synagogue stands off the street alignment and is reached by a thoroughfare in the pertaining front building.

Address: Rykestraße 53, 10405 Berlin, Germany

Opened: September 4, 1904
Destruction date: November 9, 1938
Architectural style: Romanesque Revival architecture
Phone: +49 30 880280

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe,

Also known as the Holocaust Memorial, is a memorial in Berlin to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, designed by architect Peter Eisenman and engineer Buro Happold.
Address: Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Opened: May 12, 2005 


House of the Wannsee Conference

  Am Grossen Wannsee 56-58,   D-14109 Berlin

  Phone: +49-30 - 80 50 01 0

  Fax:      +49-30 - 80 50 01 27

  E-Mail:  info(at)

Open daily 10.00 am - 6.00 pm; last admission 5.45 pm


The Wannsee Conference (German: Wannseekonferenz) was a meeting of senior officials of Nazi Germany, held in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee on

20 January 1942. The purpose of the conference, called by director of the SS-Reichssicherheitshauptamt (Reich Main Security Office; RSHA) SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich, was to ensure the cooperation of administrative leaders of various government departments in the implementation of the final solution to the Jewish question, whereby most of the Jews of German-occupied Europe would be deported to Poland and murdered


Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Address: Straße der Nationen 22, 16515 Oranienburg, Germany
Phone:+49 3301 2000    (It is a day trip located on the outskirts of Berlin.)


Sachsenhausen ("Saxon's Houses", German pronunciation: [zaksənˈhaʊzən]) or Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg was a Nazi concentration camp in Oranienburg, Germany, used primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to the end of the Third Reich in May 1945. After World War II, when Oranienburg was in the Soviet Occupation Zone, the structure was used as an NKVD special camp until 1950 (See NKVD special camp Nr. 7). The remaining buildings and grounds are now open to the public as a museum.

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Districts and Neighbourhoods

Berlin is divided into twelve boroughs (Bezirke), each with its own mayor and council. Each borough consists of a number of neighbourhoods (Stadtteile), which have no administrative function but which residents can identify more easily with.

Note: until 2001 Berlin had 23 boroughs, which have been merged into the current twelve to reduce adminstation costs.

The boroughs are, in alphabetical order:

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