Wyndham Garden Berlin Mitte
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Another late start saw us miss breakfast as we walked in the bright morning sun to the Jewish Museum. It took us about 20 minutes of meandering down the back streets of Berlin, crossing the path of the wall twice ( marked by a double row of cobblestones ) and pausing to buy a doughnut from a small cafe.
We enter the museum, our bag being scanned by a very pleasant Turkish lady, purchased our tickets, Lucia getting a student discount after she was quizzed ...
... and others who respect her boundaries to enter a special area close to Hel’s Gate, and speak with what Dead wish to come to them.”
At first glance Goddess Hel seems evil and menacing, but her symbolism speaks profoundly of the human condition of impermanence and ephemerality, and her true character reveals deep transpersonal compassion. She is a favorite with artists and traditionally her physical appearance ...
... We stopped to look at each of the photographs and names inscribed in a memorial to those who died trying to cross between the two halves of the city, then took a few pictures next to the wall before going inside to one of the best put-together museums I have ever been to. It detailed the rise, era, and fall of the wall, as well as many of the causes surrounding it, but put a lot of emphasis on personal narratives related to life under the wall. We listened to ...
... and from the inside, the space invites visitors to think beyond what they are seeing. The first part of the museum houses information from the Holocaust. There is a "Holocaust Tower" which is a space behind a loud creaky door with no windows. While inside the tower, we were able to hear traffic outside and people walking by, but we could not see anything but the tall grey walls of the tower all around us and a roof above. The architect also created a "Garden of Exile" which are ...
... censorship and control of culture.
Joseph Goebbels addressed the students of Berlin:
The era of extreme Jewish intellectualism is now at an end. The breakthrough of the German revolution has again cleared the way on the German path...The future German man will not just be a man of books, but a man of character. It is to this end that we want to educate you. As a young person, to ...