Rodolfo Hofmann was born in Lübeck, Germany, in 1923. His family fled to Santiago, Chile, in 1936. Before he left Lübeck forever, he celebrated his Bar Mitzvah in the Lübeck Synagogue. In this video Rodolfo (1923-2014) recounts his Jewish experience before and after leaving Germany. This video is included in Ken Aptekar’s exhibition, NACHBARN, at the Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck, Germany, February 7-May 29, 2016. 10’38”
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