By

Auschwitz Exhibition
Autor: Jesús Varillas
The Community of Madrid, Canal de Isabel II and Musealia are extending the ‘Auschwitz: not long ago, not far away’ exhibition at Madrid’s Canal Art Exhibition Centre until 7 October, after receiving over 350,000 visits since its launch in December.
Continue Reading
In July 1933, a new law was passed that saw the forced sterilisation of 400,000 Germans classed as carrying hereditary diseases.Hitler authorised the so-called T4 programme at the start of the Second World War. Over 70,000 people interned in psychiatric hospitals were transferred to the Hartheim, Bernburg, Brandenburg, Hadamar, Sonnenstein and Graefeneck centres, where they...
Continue Reading
The exhibition will remain at the Arte Canal Exhibition Center until June 17, 2018. This will be its only destination in Spain.
Continue Reading
Two out of every three Jews living in Europe at the beginning of the 1930s died during Nazi rule and World War II. The most prudent ones left Germany following Hitler’s rise to power, but the immense majority were ensnared and killed in the Nazis’ instruments of repression – ghettoes and concentration/extermination camps.
Continue Reading
On 22th March countries around the world will celebrate World Water Day, the day the United Nations designated to highlight the role this natural resource plays in poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental sustainability. According to UN data...
Continue Reading
Acceso a la exposición
The exhibition 'Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.’ has received more than 200,000 visitors during its first 100 days at the Arte Canal Exhibition Center in Madrid, its only destination in Spain. Likewise, 250,000 people have already purchased their tickets to attend the exhibition, which shows more than 600...
Continue Reading
Ludwig Neumann was a German-Jewish businessman who owned an industrial clothing company, Neumann & Mendel. The factory was founded in 1889 by Emil Neumann and Carl Mendel, and from 1923 Ludwig became the sole owner. From 1 January 1938 German Jews were banned from operating businesses and...
Continue Reading
A group of Jehovah's Witnesses in their camp uniforms after liberation.
Jehovah's Witnesses were subjected to intense persecution under the Nazi regime. The Nazis targeted Jehovah's Witnesses because they were unwilling to accept the authority of the state, because of their international connections, and because they were strongly opposed to both war on behalf of a temporal authority and organized government in matters of conscience.
Continue Reading
Helena Citronova
In the spring of 1942, two thousand unmarried women from Slovakia were deported in two trains to the concentration camp in Auschwitz. Helena Citrónová was among them.
Continue Reading
Mapa de Madagascar expuesto en Arte Canal
So what does a tropical island have to do with European antisemitism? Religious hostility to Jews had been present in Christian Europe for centuries – with people wrongly blaming Jewish people for the death of Jesus. But by the late 1800s a dangerous new idea was taking hold: that Jews were not just a religious...
Continue Reading
1 2 3 4