Walther Rathenau, one of Germany’s wealthiest and most powerful men, was gunned down by radicals in 1922 and mourned by millions. A moving and timeless letter from his mother was read at the murderer’s trial.
Despite all of the difficulties faced by young democratic Germany, its parliamentary method was quite well-developed
Jewish lawyer Hugo Preuss’ contribution was so great that today he is considered the “father” of the constitution of the Weimar Republic
The placard states that this day was “the great day of the German people” and emphasizes that “every vote counts.”
The first Jewish journal devoted to art
Prices rose to absurd sums: at the end of the period of hyper-inflation, in the fall of 1923, a loaf of bread cost many billions and to send a single postcard from Munich to Prague required stamps worth 36 billion marks
When architect Walter Gropius established in 1919 the Bauhaus art school in the city of Weimar, Germany, he had, it can be assumed, grand plans, but no way of predicting that the tradition born with the establishment of this school would change the face of the world of architecture and in the design of many useful products.
In the late 1850s, this group, under the leadership of Christoph Hoffman, began exploring the possibility of living according to their spiritual-religious ideal not merely inside Germany, but in close proximity to the location of the Jewish Temple: in Jerusalem
What was special about this film that made its way from the studios in Berlin to the movie theaters in Eretz Israel?
From the end of the 1920s, the number of sound films (“talkies”) produced began to grow steadily, and within just a few years, silent films disappeared entirely
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