BERLIN JEWISH HERITAGE IN A DAY TOUR
This Berlin Jewish History tour explores the story of Berlin’s Jewry since the city’s founding till modern time.
Berlin had the largest Jewish community in Germany in the 20th century. The city became the birthplace of the Jewish reformed movement known as the Haskalah in the seventeen hundreds. Berlin Jewish history is fascinating and deserves to be explored.
Early Jewish Settlers
Who were the early Jewish settlers and what attracted them to Berlin? How did many of them rise to prominence, become skilled craftsmen, successful bankers and merchants? We explore the neighborhood of Hackescher Markt and learn how it became Berlin’s Jewish quarter.
Prominent Jewish Names in Berlin
We visit sights, connected with the prominent Jewish names. The Mendelssohn family, Walter Rathenau, Albert Einstein. We walk in their footsteps and explore their connections with Berlin.
This Berlin Jewish History tour takes you to the New Berlin Synagogue and to the locations of the first Jewish places of worship. We share with you the story of the New Berlin Synagogue. Learn why it became the largest synagogue in Germany and the first one with the entrance from the street level. On a visit to the Monument to the Jewish Garment industry explore the former Berlin’s fashion center.
We uncover the darkest side of Berlin’s Jewish history – the Shoa as we visit the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and talk about the Natzi book burnings on Bebel square.
The Comprehensive Story of Berlin’s Jewry
But more importantly, we not just visit the sights, our guides skillfully tell the story of Jewish Berlin, covering spiritual, religious and business aspects. We talk of the evolvement of the local Jewish community from old to modern days.
On foot and by Car tour
SIGHTS INCLUDED INTO THE TOUR
*New Berlin Synagogue
*Jewish Sights of West Berlin
*Old Jewish Cemetery
*Deserted Room Memorial
*Jewish Fashion Industry Center
*Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
*Jewish sights in West Berlin
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