This site is dedicated to the life and work of Jacob Hennenberg, a Holocaust survivor and educator. We miss him greatly. Jacob passed away May 22, 2014 (22 Iyar 5774).
To watch Jacob’s funeral service click here.
The love of his life, Hildegard Hennenberg, passed away June 9, 2015 (23 Sivan 5775).
To watch Hilde’s funeral service click here.
Jacob’s granddaughter, Julia Kronenberg, spoke at the 23rd annual Akron Holocaust Seminar on October 8, 2018 about Bearing Witness Into the Future.
©Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Cleveland, Ohio
Jacob and his granddaughters speak, 2002
Clips from the permanant collection of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
To watch more videos of Jacob speaking click here
Jacob spent his life after the War trying to piece back together his family and heritage through photos and other documents. Some of his collection is part of the travelling exhibit A Town Known As Auschwitz. To request this exhibit, please contact Erica Blumenfeld, Senior Registrar/Manager of Traveling Exhibitions, The Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYC. Phone: 646.437.4351 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org