‘Only way I could cope’: Why a Holocaust survivor chose to return to Berlin

‘Only way I could cope’: Why a Holocaust survivor chose to return to Berlin

Wednesday January 27th marks the 25th anniversary of Holocaust Memorial Day. The Local spoke with one survivor about her experiences and why she ultimately returned to the place she once fled.

Berlin Wall fall: The unbelievable moment that changed the world forever

Berlin Wall fall: The unbelievable moment that changed the world forever

‘All you need is love’: How the Beatles brought a couple on two sides of the Berlin Wall together

‘All you need is love’: How the Beatles brought a couple on two sides of the Berlin Wall together

Why November 9th is a fateful day in German history

Why November 9th is a fateful day in German history

‘Iconic’ Checkpoint Charlie soldier photos to be auctioned in Germany

‘Iconic’ Checkpoint Charlie soldier photos to be auctioned in Germany

US must be ‘mutually respectful partner’: German President

US must be ‘mutually respectful partner’: German President

Berlin football fans knock over mock-up wall before match

Berlin football fans knock over mock-up wall before match

Berlin Wall 30th anniversary: ‘Then and now’ photos reveal city’s transformation

Berlin Wall 30th anniversary: ‘Then and now’ photos reveal city’s transformation

Berlin Wall fall: ‘It was like Easter, Christmas and NYE rolled into one’

Berlin Wall fall: ‘It was like Easter, Christmas and NYE rolled into one’

Sauna and oysters: Merkel remembers Berlin Wall fall

Sauna and oysters: Merkel remembers Berlin Wall fall

‘Freedom is the most precious possession’: How Berlin Wall’s fall sparked joy and upended lives

‘Freedom is the most precious possession’: How Berlin Wall’s fall sparked joy and upended lives

Mike Pompeo revisits army service past in Thuringia’s ‘Little Berlin’

Mike Pompeo revisits army service past in Thuringia’s ‘Little Berlin’

‘There was a human tide moving’: Berliner remembers crossing the Wall

‘There was a human tide moving’: Berliner remembers crossing the Wall

Behind Berlin Wall Merkel dreamt of US road trip ‘listening to Springsteen’

Behind Berlin Wall Merkel dreamt of US road trip ‘listening to Springsteen’

Zeitzeugen: Meet the Scottish artist who left her mark on the Berlin Wall

Zeitzeugen: Meet the Scottish artist who left her mark on the Berlin Wall

How Germans are reconstructing Stasi files from millions of fragments

How Germans are reconstructing Stasi files from millions of fragments

Berlin bans ‘soldiers’ at Checkpoint Charlie

Berlin bans ‘soldiers’ at Checkpoint Charlie

‘Spirit of optimism is gone’: Sombre mood as Germany marks 30 years of Berlin Wall fall

‘Spirit of optimism is gone’: Sombre mood as Germany marks 30 years of Berlin Wall fall

‘Louder, more crowded and more dangerous’: How locals think Berlin has changed since the fall of the wall

‘Louder, more crowded and more dangerous’: How locals think Berlin has changed since the fall of the wall

Berlin Wall 30 years on: How a Stasi ‘hero’ saved tunnel digger’s life

Berlin Wall 30 years on: How a Stasi ‘hero’ saved tunnel digger’s life

Berlin’s rival clubs set to meet for first Bundesliga derby since fall of wall

Berlin’s rival clubs set to meet for first Bundesliga derby since fall of wall

30 years on, Berlin Wall comes back to life with virtual reality

30 years on, Berlin Wall comes back to life with virtual reality

Central European presidents to celebrate fall of Berlin Wall

Central European presidents to celebrate fall of Berlin Wall

How a Leipzig church led to the fall of the Berlin Wall

How a Leipzig church led to the fall of the Berlin Wall

Germany urges European unity 30 years after ‘Prague exodus’

Germany urges European unity 30 years after ‘Prague exodus’

Six things you need to know about the Berlin Wall

Six things you need to know about the Berlin Wall

How Berlin is marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall

How Berlin is marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall

Berlin Wall: Orban invites Merkel to ‘Iron Curtain picnic’ anniversary

Berlin Wall: Orban invites Merkel to ‘Iron Curtain picnic’ anniversary

30th anniversary: Four ways to commemorate the fall of the Wall in Berlin

30th anniversary: Four ways to commemorate the fall of the Wall in Berlin

Child victims of ex-East German regime to get compensation

Child victims of ex-East German regime to get compensation

Cycling the Iron Curtain: Bike race to pay tribute to Berlin Wall fall

Cycling the Iron Curtain: Bike race to pay tribute to Berlin Wall fall

2018 saw record number of visitors to Berlin Wall

2018 saw record number of visitors to Berlin Wall

‘Zeitgeist’: in spite of gentrification, the spirit of 90s Berlin still lives on
FOR MEMBERS

‘Zeitgeist’: in spite of gentrification, the spirit of 90s Berlin still lives on

Plans to rebuild Berlin Wall for art project blocked

Plans to rebuild Berlin Wall for art project blocked

New section of Berlin Wall discovered by accident in inner-city park

New section of Berlin Wall discovered by accident in inner-city park

How and why was the Berlin Wall built?
FOR MEMBERS

How and why was the Berlin Wall built?

Hasselhoff says he never had anything to do with fall of Berlin Wall

Hasselhoff says he never had anything to do with fall of Berlin Wall

Local historian discovers forgotten 80-metre section of Berlin Wall in woods

Local historian discovers forgotten 80-metre section of Berlin Wall in woods

Spy thriller set in Cold War Berlin to hit German theatres

Spy thriller set in Cold War Berlin to hit German theatres

New study gives first verifiable death toll at Cold War East German borders

New study gives first verifiable death toll at Cold War East German borders

The Berlin Wall – the 10 most famous quotes about the barrier

The Berlin Wall – the 10 most famous quotes about the barrier

Trump protesters rebuild and tear down ‘Berlin Wall’

Trump protesters rebuild and tear down ‘Berlin Wall’

Finally, west Germans are the ones trying to get into the east

Finally, west Germans are the ones trying to get into the east

Foreign minister who helped bring down Berlin Wall dead

Foreign minister who helped bring down Berlin Wall dead

Bowie’s old studio opens doors for fan farewell

Bowie’s old studio opens doors for fan farewell

Berlin pays tribute to dearly departed Bowie

Berlin pays tribute to dearly departed Bowie

Berlin Wall fenced off to save graffiti from vandals

Berlin Wall fenced off to save graffiti from vandals

East Germany’s ‘accidental liberator’ dies

East Germany’s ‘accidental liberator’ dies

‘Architect of German unity’ dies at 93

‘Architect of German unity’ dies at 93

Walls in their minds: East–West split remains

Walls in their minds: East–West split remains

Reagan to Gorbachev: ‘Tear down this wall’!

Reagan to Gorbachev: ‘Tear down this wall’!

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First president of reunited Germany dies

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Russia may declare 1990 reunification illegal

Stasi documents trove released online

Stasi documents trove released online

How ordinary people smashed the Stasi

How ordinary people smashed the Stasi

Gysi: keeping up the family business

Gysi: keeping up the family business

‘I know the Wall through the history of my family’

‘I know the Wall through the history of my family’

Berlin celebrates 25 years since fall of Wall

Berlin celebrates 25 years since fall of Wall

Obama: We must remember Wall lessons

Obama: We must remember Wall lessons

Parliament’s Wall debate opens old wounds

Parliament’s Wall debate opens old wounds

Berlin starts celebrations for Wall fall anniversary

Berlin starts celebrations for Wall fall anniversary

Seven famous quotes about the Berlin Wall

Seven famous quotes about the Berlin Wall

The guard who opened the Berlin Wall

The guard who opened the Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall? Ring the bell and come through

Berlin Wall? Ring the bell and come through

‘I no longer believed the regime could be changed’

‘I no longer believed the regime could be changed’

Kerry’s challenge to Russia at Berlin Wall

Kerry’s challenge to Russia at Berlin Wall

Leipzig marks Monday Demo anniversary

Leipzig marks Monday Demo anniversary

How 12 words helped bring down the Wall

How 12 words helped bring down the Wall

Google commemorates 1989 Leipzig demos

Google commemorates 1989 Leipzig demos

‘I saw them build the Wall step by step’

‘I saw them build the Wall step by step’

Berlin to place 8,000 lit balloons along Wall route

Berlin to place 8,000 lit balloons along Wall route

Father of Berlin Wall reconciliation dies

Father of Berlin Wall reconciliation dies

Researchers find 138th Berlin Wall victim

Researchers find 138th Berlin Wall victim

US spies knew of plans to build Berlin Wall

US spies knew of plans to build Berlin Wall

Substitute teacher Merkel leads history class

Substitute teacher Merkel leads history class

Runners ready for Berlin Wall ultra-marathon

Runners ready for Berlin Wall ultra-marathon

Bulgarian demo builds Berlin Wall in thanks

Bulgarian demo builds Berlin Wall in thanks

Did Springsteen kick a hole in the Berlin Wall?

Did Springsteen kick a hole in the Berlin Wall?

Post-Wall children more likely to be criminals

Post-Wall children more likely to be criminals

Part of Berlin Wall demolished at dawn

Part of Berlin Wall demolished at dawn

David Hasselhoff rallies support for Berlin Wall

David Hasselhoff rallies support for Berlin Wall

Bullies, bishops, big gaps, and The Hoff

Bullies, bishops, big gaps, and The Hoff

The world-changing history of the Berlin Wall

The world-changing history of the Berlin Wall

‘All Berliners should be standing here today’

‘All Berliners should be standing here today’

Berlin Wall protests criticized

Berlin Wall protests criticized

Berlin Wall to get ‘West Side Gallery’

Berlin Wall to get ‘West Side Gallery’

Thousands protest to save Berlin Wall

Thousands protest to save Berlin Wall

East German death strip exodus ‘still traumatic’

East German death strip exodus ‘still traumatic’

Left deputy leader wants to expel Wall apologists

Left deputy leader wants to expel Wall apologists

Social Democrats warn leftists after Wall praise

Social Democrats warn leftists after Wall praise

Berlin remembers building of the Wall

Berlin remembers building of the Wall

Village remembers Iron Curtain coming down

Village remembers Iron Curtain coming down

‘I don’t think people expected the Wall would last 30 years’

‘I don’t think people expected the Wall would last 30 years’

Berlin tries to preserve remaining traces of the Wall

Berlin tries to preserve remaining traces of the Wall

Unseen eastern side of the Berlin Wall revealed

Unseen eastern side of the Berlin Wall revealed

Refugees airing East Germany’s dirty laundry

Refugees airing East Germany’s dirty laundry

Many eastern Germans sympathize with decision to build Berlin Wall

Many eastern Germans sympathize with decision to build Berlin Wall

Germany to advise South Korea on future reunification

Germany to advise South Korea on future reunification

Consumers in west still ignore eastern German brands

Consumers in west still ignore eastern German brands

East German opposition figure Bohley dies

East German opposition figure Bohley dies

Germany marks 20 years since reunification treaty

Germany marks 20 years since reunification treaty

East German death toll revised upwards

East German death toll revised upwards

Walking the Berlin Wall then and now

Walking the Berlin Wall then and now

The Brandenburg Gate

The Brandenburg Gate

Friedrichstrasse Station

Friedrichstrasse Station

Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie

Germany celebrates the fall of the Berlin Wall

Germany celebrates the fall of the Berlin Wall

Trading magic for the beauty of being ordinary

Trading magic for the beauty of being ordinary

The man who opened the Berlin Wall

The man who opened the Berlin Wall

Ex-GDR officials gripe of persecution 20 years on

Ex-GDR officials gripe of persecution 20 years on

East German victims lament lack of justice

East German victims lament lack of justice

Taking her first gasp during East Germany’s last

Taking her first gasp during East Germany’s last

Germans still divided despite backing reunification

Germans still divided despite backing reunification

German media roundup: Kudos for Merkel’s ‘freedom’ speech

German media roundup: Kudos for Merkel’s ‘freedom’ speech

China blocks Berlin Wall anniversary Twitter site

China blocks Berlin Wall anniversary Twitter site

Chipping away at Berlin Wall souvenir myths

Chipping away at Berlin Wall souvenir myths

Glienicke Bridge

Glienicke Bridge

Bornholmer Strasse Checkpoint

Bornholmer Strasse Checkpoint

‘A panicked border guard using his gun was our biggest worry’

‘A panicked border guard using his gun was our biggest worry’

‘The way it went for us in 1989 is not the way it always goes’

‘The way it went for us in 1989 is not the way it always goes’

Wall anniversary celebrations kick off

Wall anniversary celebrations kick off

Merkel opted for sauna and beer as Wall fell

Merkel opted for sauna and beer as Wall fell

A day in the life of East Germany

A day in the life of East Germany

The lonely American: speaking with a US defector to East Germany

The lonely American: speaking with a US defector to East Germany

Workers restoring watchtower to stretch of Berlin Wall

Workers restoring watchtower to stretch of Berlin Wall

Website offers unprecedented glimpse at Berlin Wall

Website offers unprecedented glimpse at Berlin Wall

Giants rekindle the magic of German reunification

Giants rekindle the magic of German reunification

Meet the man who brought down the Berlin Wall

Meet the man who brought down the Berlin Wall

Artists repaint East Side Gallery along Berlin Wall

Artists repaint East Side Gallery along Berlin Wall

Artists give Berlin Wall murals anniversary makeover

Artists give Berlin Wall murals anniversary makeover

State premier Böhmer warns against East German nostalgia

State premier Böhmer warns against East German nostalgia

Road signs to mark Iron Curtain path in Germany

Road signs to mark Iron Curtain path in Germany

Wall photo exhibition brings the West Bank to East Berlin

Wall photo exhibition brings the West Bank to East Berlin