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6 November 2013
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Presentation of the book "I'm called Nechama now. My life between Konigsberg and Israel" and crative meeting with its author - native of Konigsberg - Nechama Drober (nee Hella Markowsky) takes place in the Kaliningrad Amber Museum on 11 November at 19.00. The edition will be presented by Boris Bartfeld - head of the Kaliningrad Regional Writers' Organisation of Russian Writers' Union. 

The book was published in German twice - in 2007 and 2012. Now there is a Russian version come out in Kaliningrad. It can be aqcuired with the author's signature during the creative meeting.

Nechama Drober was born in a Jewish family.  In summer 1942 she lost many of her close friends, relatives and schoolmates, who were deported to extermination camp "Maly Trostinets". In 1945 her father was deported to Siberia, whilst mother and five-year-old brother starved to death. Nechama with her sister Rita fled via Lithuania to Kishinyov in 1946, where she lived until emigrating to Israel.

Living in Moldovia Nechama Drober visitedoften Kaliningrad trying to find shatters of past times in the new Soviet city. These  journeys rushed differnt kinds of feelings - disappointment, sadness, hope.

Last trips werde made from Israel: in 2010 - with the purpose of participation in a memorial regional event, in 2011 - on the occasion of the memorial tablet to the victims of Holocaust at the Northern Station, where she said some moving words about human sufferings and expressed hope something like that will never happen again.

Press Office of the Amber Museum