There will be a wake-up call with representatives of the Jewish community at Joseph-Carlebag-Platz in Grindelviertel at 3:30 p.m. This is where the National Socialists set fire to the Bornblots Chapel on November 9, 1938. Under the motto “Grindel lights up”, people in Grindelviertel and other parts of the city placed candles next to them. For disturbancesRefers to former Jewish settlers in front of houses.
The night of the massacre 83 years ago
On November 9, 1938, there were the National Socialists Churches across Germany were set on fire during the massacre. Many Jewish institutions in Hamburg were destroyed, including the Bornbloods synagogue in Joseph-Carlebag-Platz, near the university. The chapel was a symbol of Jewish life in Hanseatic until 1938, and is now being rebuilt.