An exhilarating, historical, spiritual and thought provoking trip. Celebrate the once great Berlin Jewish community, commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and meet the Jews of the fastest growing community in Europe
After meeting your excellent tour guide at the airport you will immediately be taken through the thoroughfares, avenues and streets of Berlin that once echoed to the sounds of some of the greatest Jewish leaders, philosophers, maskilim and intellectuals; Moses Mendelssohn, Henrietta Herz, Heinrich Heine, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Rosa Luxemburg and Rabbis Frankel, Hirsh, Levin, Munk and Hildesheimer. Remnants of the Golden Age of German and Berlin Jewry will enliven us through the words and music of Max Reinhardt, Arnold Schoenberg, Kurt Weil, Max Libermann and Otto Klemperer. Key moments will include:
- The missing house of Grosse Hamburger Strasse
- Grunewald Memorial, Platform 17
- Chabad Centre Berlin
- Bavarian Quarter
- Wannsee Conference Villa
- Check in to Kempinski Bristol Hotel*****
We continue to follow the paths of triumph, achievement, melancholy and destruction. Highlights will include:
- The Holocaust Memorial
- The Topography of Terror
- Old Jewish Berlin
- Otto Weidt Museum
- The New Synagogue
- Checkpoint Charlie
- The Brandenburg Gate
Check out of the Hotel.
After a walking Tour through sites of Jewish interest in West Berlin, we will close the trip with an in-depth view of the Berlin Weissensee Cemetry and the Ryke Street Synagogue.
Return to Airport in time for outbound flight.
One of the finest hotels in Berlin, an outstanding historical program brought to life by a talented guide, we hope there will still be a place for you on this journey.