Train to Freedom
On February 5, 1945, 1,200 Jews from the Theresienstadt Ghetto boarded a «Train to Freedom» that rescued them from the Holocaust. The journey took them to St. Gallen (Switzerland) and to what was then the Hadwig school building and now is part of the St. Gallen University of Teacher Education (PHSG).
On the initiative of the PHSG and the Berlin-based Mamlock Foundation and in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin and the Charles University in Prague, this research and public history project was launched. In times of rising antisemitism, the project sets an example against forgetting the Holocaust and for fostering tolerance.