One way of dealing with dramatic events is to write them down. However, many years may pass before pen is put to paper.
A scrapbook may play the role of a mental attic. A special form of order rules there, and it is rarely intended for publication.
In 1987 Arnold Kaszub wrote his memoirs of his childhood in Germany, his flight to Denmark and then to Sweden. The memoir ends with the liberation of Denmark, May 5, 1945.
"It is not easy to be a refugee." Account by Philip Plon.
"In 1938 I came to Denmark, after I had had to leave my whole world - my family"
"The picture of my parents at our farewell on the platform is stamped in my memory. Mother cried - and smiled on and off so that I wouldn't be sad - and my father walked a few steps back and forth, so that he could dry a tear without being discovered. We all suspected that we never would see each other again ..."
The museum shop´s sortiment of books, booklets, music and design offers you more ways to explore Danish Jewish culture.
- an exhibition about Jews in Denmark
The exhibition is a broad story of Jewish life in Denmark and focuses on co-exixstence and indentity through 400 years. Read more...
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Winter (September - May):
Tuesday-Friday: 1 pm - 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 noon - 5 pm