About Ryan Gompertz

Ryan Gompertz graduated from the University of Washington in 2015 with majors in Political Science and History and a minor in Law, Society, and Justice. He is currently a first-year student at the UW School of Law. He created the online Mapping Memory project, which traces the paths of World War II-era Jewish refugees across Europe.

Mapping Memory: Claude Vigée

The story of an Alsatian-Jewish medical student who helped others escape danger during World War II.

By | October 19th, 2015|Categories: Digital Jewish Studies, Mapping Memory|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Mapping Memory: From Story to History

Ryan Gompertz, a UW law student, has developed a mapping webpage that traces the journeys of Jewish refugees through Europe during World War II.

Mapping Memory: Werner Cahn

Trace the journey of a Dutch electrician who escaped the war through Spain and made his way to Haifa.

By | September 27th, 2015|Categories: Digital Jewish Studies, Mapping Memory|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Mapping Memory: Lisa Fittko

An intrepid activist who helped refugees across the border at great risk to her own life.

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