Pictures Depict Members of the Jacobsen family (Founded by J C Jacobsen)
The Swastica is an old Indian symbol representing goodness and sacred force and has nothing to do with the later usage of the symbol by the Nazis.
The Orthodox Synagogue in Copenhagen. The Hebrew over the door is the only sign that it is a synagogue.
The Synagogue is above street level (note the steps) for security measures and to elevate its importance
Holocaust monument on the grounds of the synagogue
Jewish Community Center built to attract younger members of the community
Outdoor Pavillon, part of the Jewish Community Center
Services are Modern Orthodox, but as a community it is an "Einheits-gemeinde" and welcomes Jews of all affiliations.
Menorah, Reading Table looking toward the Bimah and Ark
Assorted Prayer Books laying on Bench in the Reading Area
Some seats belong to the regular members. Seats that are not taken have a green tag on them.
Prayer Books and Tallit
Sign inside the Jewish Community Center
There are as many bicycles in Denmark as there are people. It is the most prevalent mode of transportation.
The Danish Jewish Museum sits inside the Danish Royal Library's old Galley House and exhibits Danish Jewish historical artifacts and art. It was designed by world renowned architect Daniel Libeskind. The building memorializes the story of Danish Jews.
The corridors comprise the museum’s exhibition spaces and, as they wind, they form the letters for the Hebrew word Mitzvah, meaning “good deed ”
Typical house with watch tower in Dragor
K571 fishing vessel that was used to take Jews out of Denmark to Sweden
The Elisabeth K571 fishing vessel used to take Jews out of Denmark to safety in Sweden.
Dogs with backs to the window means the sailor is home
Mirror mounted on windows are the "discreet" way people keep track of what their neighbors are doing
Local (left) and Post Person (right) on streets of Dragor.
Dogs looking out of the window indicate the sailor is out to sea
Spotted Dogs in the window
Monument commemorating the Jews who were taken to Sweden during WWII and the bravery of the fishermen who took them
New Opera House across from Amalienborg Palace
Amalienborg is the winter home of the Danish royal family, and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Amalienborg consists of four identical classicizing palace façades with rococo interiors around an octagonal courtyard In the centre of the square is a monumental equestrian statue of Amalienborg's founder, King Frederick V
Amalienborg is guarded day and night by Royal Life Guards Their dress uniform is a scarlet tunic; blue trousers; and a navy bearskin cap
Some sort of drill taking place
The Gefion Fountain s the largest monument in Copenhagen and used as a wishing well It features a large-scale group of animal figures being driven by the legendary Norse goddess, Gefjun
According to Ynlinga saga, the Swedish king Gylfi promised Gefjun the territory she could plow in a night. She turned her four sons into oxen and the territory they plowed out of the earth was then thrown into the Danish sea.
The Royal Dock Where the Royal Family Board their yacht