Baden-Baden Germany

Baden-Baden’s Stumbling Stones

Special To The Jewish Week

‘You’re lucky,” quipped Angelika Schindler, founder of the Stumbling Stone Committee in Baden-Baden. “Usually we have the Stumbling Stone Ceremony in October or November, closer to Kristallnacht.”  But this year, 11 new stones, commemorating Nazi victims, were being laid on Sept. 9.

Charlotte Bonelli

A Musical Challenge To The Nazis


They were stars of the new music world, or would soon be. Their inclusion in the 1927 festival in Baden-Baden, Germany, meant great things would happen. In less than a decade, they would all be in the United States, sought by the Nazis, who banned their music.

A new play about Weimar Germany focuses on the interplay of culture and anti-Semitism, before the Nazis came to power.
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