Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1019 BN, Netherlands


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Date: 4 May
Time: 10.00-17.00 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Open Jewish Homes and Homes of Resistance is a yearly commemorative event at Remembrance Day. Throughout Amsterdam stories are being told about Jewish life in and around the Second World War.
For a couple of months in 1939, Lloyd Hotel served as refugee centre for German jewish refugees. A programme of talks, music and photos commemorates this episode in the hotel's history.

Programme for English speakers: 
11.00 - 17.00 hrs ongoing
Exhibition of photos made by Jules Loszynski of refugee centre Lloyd Hotel in 1939. 

Audio tour along the locations in Loszynski's pictures, inside and outside Lloyd Hotel. 

16.00 - 17.00 hrs
Talk by writer Arnon Grunberg about his mother Hannelore Grünberg-Klein (1927-2015) who survived concentration camp Auschwitz. Her memoires came out in 2015. In it, she writes about her experiences and search for safety. In 1939 she was one of the St. Louis passengers who where brought to Lloyd Hotel. overleefde concentratiekamp Auschwitz. 

This programme is an element of Open Jewish Homes and Homes of Resistance. Please click here for the entire programme.