Exhibit On Nazi Persecution Of Homosexuals In NYC

By Rick Landman on Email

NAZI PERSECUTION OF HOMOSEXUALS (1933-1945) EXHIBIT AT THE MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE, NYC UNTIL OCTOBER 2, 2015 As a teenager, I used to ponder over the question of whether the Nazis would have picked me up before they came for my family; if I was born in their generation. My …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at infotrue@yahoo.com.

The 70th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Dachau

By Rick Landman on Email

Henry Landman’s Story of the Liberation Day My father, Henry (Heinz) Landman, was so excited to be invited to the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Dachau; for he was not only there at the liberation as an American soldier, but was also interned there as a Jew after Kristallnacht. …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at infotrue@yahoo.com.

Kristallnacht (9.11) And The World Trade Center (9/11)

By Rick Landman on Email

Comparing days that my father and I won’t ever forget – November 9, 2014 November 9, 1938 was Kristallnacht, the night when discrimination escalated into a Holocaust. In Germany, they write the day as 9.11.38. The day comes before the month. In America, we write September 11th as 9/11. While talking …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at infotrue@yahoo.com.

Lessons From the Voyage of the St. Louis

By Rick Landman on Email

May 13th will be the 75th anniversary of the Voyage of the St. Louis, when over 900 Jewish refugees were given the chance to leave Nazi Germany. This was Hitler’s next test to see how America would react after the Nurnberg Laws on 1935 and Kristallnacht in 1938. When Hitler …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at infotrue@yahoo.com.

New Show Combines Holocaust With America’s LGBT History

By Rick Landman on Email

This March Marymount Manhattan College hosted a collaborative educational experience called “Riding the Arc of History”, based on my life experiences of being a gay son of Holocaust Survivors who became a German citizen.  I created a humorous multi-media storytelling performance to encourage Social Justice while teaching history. Instead of …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at infotrue@yahoo.com.

NYC’s Holocaust Memorial Park Now Inclusive to Other Victims of the Nazi Era

By Rick Landman on Email

America now has public stone memorial markers remembering the lives of the Other Victims of the Nazi Era and is now telling their stories.   In the early 1990’s, New York City created the Holocaust Memorial Park in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, with well  over 100 stone markers to memorialize the …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at infotrue@yahoo.com.

A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors and World War II Veterans

By Rick Landman on Email

This month the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum held a conference to be a Tribute to Holocaust Survivors and World War II Veterans.   I went because my father was both; an inmate of Dachau after Kristallnacht and with the U.S. Army when they liberated the town of Dachau. As a …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at infotrue@yahoo.com.

Action Reconciliation Service for Peace Works Towards Reconciliation For German Jewish Culture

By Amanda Pedersen on Email

ARSP stands for Action Reconciliation Service for Peace. It can, in my opinion, just as well stand for Angels Reaching to Save People. For over 50 years, with a team of loyal partners and volunteers, this organization has been working toward reconciliation and peace. Other goals are to fight against …

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Shaking Off the Shame of Being German?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Last Saturday, the Chicago Daily Herald ran a series of articles on “Women’s Perspective” on the Holocaust on the front page.  One viewpoint was from a “German’s” eyes and the other through a Jew’s.  I feel it is important to note that the German writer is a German American whose …

Sources: The Daily Herald

Photo: MrOmega

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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