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Ruth Schwiening was one of the many Jewish children who were lucky enough to be sent to the UK in the months leading up to World War II. And she has the Kindertransport to thank for that. more

Interviews & Portraits

What would you do if you found out your WG had a Nazi past? Enter "Denk Mal am Ort", an initiative which honours the city’s Holocaust victims in their own former homes, by inviting the residents to open up their doors to the public. On May 6-7. more

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In a shudderingly explicit new exhibition, Berlin hosts 100 works created in the ghettos and camps of WWII Europe. It's art that survived the Holocaust – even if the artists didn't. Discover the beauty formed in an era of darkness, through Apr 3. more

Art & Exhibitions

Berlin was as busy as ever in 2015, and 11 issues of Exberliner have the proof. Among all our stories, these are the ones that stood out. Read our list and see if you agree. Is there something we missed? Let us know your faves in the comments. more

Features

On the 77th anniversary of Kristallnacht, we take a look at the most ubiquitous reminders of the Holocaust in Berlin: Stolpersteine. Meet a Berlin woman whose quest for a Stolperstein on her block led her down the rabbit hole of Holocaust history. more

History 4 Comments

INTERVIEW: Belgian graphic novelist Michel Kichka opens up about what it's like to be the son of a concentration camp survivor – and the dysfunctional family history that led to his life's work, "Second Generation: Things I Never Told My Father". more

Interviews & Portraits

The German media used the week to report on the increasingly idiotic row between the Greek and German governments. Meanwhile, two major German companies were punished for corruption charges. more

Opinion 1 Comments

Tomorrow, Jan 27 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Eva Kor, a victim of Josef Mengele's horrific experiments on children, will be there. Her life journey has led her to something unexpected: forgiveness. more

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Zombies

Still from Mediengruppe Telekommander's "Billig" by Stefan Fähler/Tom Ehrhardt

Porn at the Holocaust Memorial? Wowi goes vegan? What else will 2014 have in store for Berlin? Seymour gazes into his crystal (meth) ball to find out. more

Opinion

Memorial for the Murdered Sinti and Roma

The Memorial for the Murdered Sinti and Roma, designed by Dani Karavan. Photo by Marta Domínguez

Part two! Not everyone is happy with the Holocaust Memorial to Roma and Sinti that opened in October. Preeminent Romani scholar Ian Hancock disputes numbers and talks racism and money. more

Interviews & Portraits 3 Comments

Renowned Israeli artist Dani Karavan speaks out on the memorial that opened last October to commerate the murder of Roma and Sinti by the Nazis. more

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So far the fine-dining experience has yet to be truly evaluated, but, morbid fetishism aside, the Jüdische Mädchenschule offers stylish homage to the Jews of present with its art space, cuisine, and historical theme. more

Features

Jacinta spent the weekend in Sachsen-Anhalt and she would've had the time of her life if it hadn't been for this one Holocaust faux pas she made. more

Opinion 4 Comments

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