Victims of Antisemitism: The Anne Frank Huis and Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind

Last summer I had the opportunity to travel around Europe stopping in a number of countries. Today I will be looking at two museums I visited, the first in Amsterdam and the second in Berlin. Both museums despite being 409 miles apart due to the horrors of the Holocaust bear a similar story. The first … More Victims of Antisemitism: The Anne Frank Huis and Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind

Girona: Travel guide, Medieval past & Sightseeing

  This post will talk about the small city of Girona in the Autonomous Community of Catalonia in Spain within the medieval period, paying particular attention to my recent visit to the city, the Cathedral and the history of Girona’s Jewish population. Girona is roughly 62 miles (22Km) north of its more famous neighbouring city, … More Girona: Travel guide, Medieval past & Sightseeing

Somerset House (London): One Morning, 2 Exhibitions

Hello again. Here I come to tell you some more about my trip to London during the August bank holiday weekend, packed with culture. So on Saturday 29th me and my dad stopped by Somerset House, a nice Neoclassical building on the Strand in London – just crossing the river from Waterloo train station. As … More Somerset House (London): One Morning, 2 Exhibitions

Genetically Diseased Offspring and the Euthanasia Programme in Nazi Germany

Enacted in January 1934 and drawn up in July 1933, the Law for the Prevention of Genetically Diseased Offspring, first and foremost, sought to eradicate those in direct contrast to the ideal of a ‘biologically purified German superstate’[1]. This included persons affected by one of the hereditary diseases listed, but also those who either had … More Genetically Diseased Offspring and the Euthanasia Programme in Nazi Germany