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Astrid Kerl-Wienecke

Astrid Kerl-Wienecke is a social worker employed at the City of Frankfurt/Main, where she teaches at the University of Applied Science. She received her Ph.D. in pedagogy from the University of Kassel.

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Nelly Wolffheim

Nelly Wolffheim spent her career developing and teaching a kindergarten curriculum based around Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytic framework. She taught this curriculum, which encouraged children to express their sexual desires, to Jewish women teachers in Berlin. After escaping Germany for England in 1939, Wolffheim struggled to continue her research but began publishing her work again after the war.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Astrid Kerl-Wienecke." (Viewed on September 28, 2023) <>.


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