E_statisches Bild der interaktiven Figur »Changeling«
Exhibition photo with a KaDeWe sign
Photo of the permanent exhibition
© Jewish Museum Berlin, photo: Thomas Bruns

Start of the Modern Age

Jews in the Kaiserreich and the Weimar Republic

At the end of the 19th century, the pace of life quickened in Germany and particularly in the young capital Berlin.

Scientific and technical inventions, cultural development, and a change in communicational requirements marked the beginning of a new era.

The contribution of Jews to Modernism is diverse and influences all areas of urban life. For a Jew, a successful career meant respect and recognition on the one hand and discrimination and defamation on the other.

This tour looks at a variety of Jewish public figures from the fields of art, music and literature, the soft and hard sciences, journalism and business, whose life stories illustrate the opportunities and difficulties of this epoch.

Where

Jewish Museum Berlin
Lindenstr. 9-14
10969 Berlin

Grades

Grades 9 to 13

Type of school

High school

Number of participants

Max. of 15 participants

Duration

1 hour

Price

30 euros (including admission)

Educational method

Tour

Contact

Education Department
Tel.: +49 (0)30 259 93 305
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 412
E-mail: groups[at]jmberlin.de


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