For the second year in a row, the MWW participated with a panel the German Studies Association (GSA). The GSA holds its annual conference in a different American city every year and draws over 1,000 participants. In November 2016 they went to San Diego.Read more
Books play a prominent role in the discourse on Jewish “cultural heritage” destroyed in Germany after 1933. Especially in Israel, the remnants of personal libraries shipped to Palestine from Europe by Jewish citizens, symbolise a culture of reading in past tense – as well as a latent overload of memory.
One of the oldest printed library catalogues was recently discovered at the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel. The single-leaf print from 1575 recorded a generous donation with hidden depths.Read more