Heinrich was born in Duisburg, on October 10th, 1922. Both his parents were Polish. We know very little about Heinrich. His last address in Germany was Universitätsstraße 32 in Duisburg. He lived there with his parents. It is unknown when exactly Heinrich arrived in...

As some of you have perhaps heard, last December, the Claims Conference organization has reached an agreement with the German government about a one-time payment for refugee children from the Third Reich. Although the Claims Conference organization only mentions Kindertransports to England it seems that...

  Due to personal circumstances I have not been able to devote as much time to my research project the last year and a half as I would have liked. Of course I never stopped. I get enquires through the website on a regular basis. Often from...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015: Not forgotten Today I received the book Lilian Weinberg Osmo wrote about her uncle Gerd Weinberg. I am incredibly happy that she wrote this book. I wish a book like this could be written about every refugee child. Especially about the ones who...

Some weeks ago I met Gert Weinberg's family members (sister-in-law and nieces) from Brazil. It was a very special and emotional meeting. They were so happy that the Dokin site enabled them to learn more about the years Gert spent in this country, the homes...

I would like to share an e-mail I received two weeks ago. Reactions like this are what makes it all so worthwhile for me…. Dear Miriam, I'm so excited that I found your link. I was so small, three and a half when I left Germany...

Last Monday I went to Westerbork to participate in the “Reading the 102.000 Names” project. Since then, people have asked me, “How was it?” As much as I would like to give a short answer to that question, I can’t.  I was fortunate I did not go...

It was with some hesitation that I contacted Hajo Meyer in the summer of 2008. I had just started my research, and someone told me I should talk to Hajo because he had such a good memory. My hesitation was due to Hajo's political views,...

Last Thursday "Andere Tijden" was broadcast. I thought it was well made, and it gave a little bit of insight into the story of the refugee children, but it was way and way too short. Yael Koren, who made the documentary, is discontented with the...