Entrance to the Kemplers’ pastry shop and Krakauer Café

Entrance to the Konditorei Kempler and the "Krakauer Café" on Grenadierstraße, Berlin 1926 (detail) © Jewish Museum Berlin, gift of Hillel Kempler

Selling religious books in the doorway of the Grenadier Road 31 Berlin (1928) © Eichwalde, Ernst Thormann image archive

Selling religious books in the doorway of the Grenadier Road 31 Berlin © Eichwalde, Ernst Thormann image archive

The Scheunenviertel in Berlin

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Shimon Attie: For his 1991–93 project, “The Writing on the Wall,” Attie projected images of pre-World War II life in the Scheunenviertel, the former Jewish quarter in Berlin, at the same locations of the original images. The juxtaposition of images of working-class Jewish life on the facades of buildings in the then newly gentrifying neighborhood highlight the changes in the changes in the city and its inhabitants.

Memory, Loss, and Jewish Identity in Germany

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