Jewish Heritage Europe News

We are pleased to share this Call for Applications for the Baltic Jewish Heritage Study Programme (BJHSP) — an Online Learning Module and Travelling Summer School that takes place this spring and summer. Deadline for submission is March 11. The ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-25
By jhe
Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici    Bielorussia: la sinagoga seicentesca di Slonim, da tempo abbandonata, è stata nuovamente venduta all’asta, questa volta per solo €12 23 febbraio 2024 La triste saga ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-25
By jhe
The sad saga of the long-derelict 17th century Great Synagogue in Slonim continues…. The building, classed as a historic and cultural monument,  has been sold again at auction — for a mere 42 Belarus rubles, or about €12. The sale ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-23
By jhe
After a long hiatus, we have posted a new Have Your Say personal essay, Researching the History of Swedish Synagogues — in Italy, by the Swedish scholar Daniel Leviathan. Leviathan, an archaeologist, studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, specializing ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-22
By jhe
The JHE Monthly Newsletter for February is out today.  Catch up with what you might have missed over the past few weeks. News, views, and insights from Serbia, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Belarus, Germany, the UK, and more — ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-21
By jhe
We are mourning the death of Bernhard Purin, an old friend and one of the most active and influential Jewish museum and heritage professionals in Europe. He passed away last week in Munich, where he served as the director of ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
By jhe
We are pleased to share this Call for Papers for the international conference Urban Jewish Cemeteries in Central-Eastern Europe between Early Modern and the Present Times: Research and Valuation to be held in Alba Iulia, Romania (and online), October 17-18, ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-18
By jhe
Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici    Aggiornamento fotografico dalla Repubblica Ceca: la sinagoga restaurata di Budyně nad Ohří 15 febbraio 2024 Un paio di settimane fa abbiamo pubblicato un articolo riguardante ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-18
By jhe
We posted a couple of weeks ago — sight unseen — about the painstaking (and impressive) restoration of the long-derelict synagogue in Budyně nad Ohří, a small town around 50 km north of Prague, near the Terezin Memorial. The restoration ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-15
By jhe
Happy Valentine’s Day! Of course Valentine’s Day is not a Jewish holiday… the Jewish holiday celebrating Love is Tu B’Av — the 15th of the month of Av —  in August. Still, Valentine’s Day is symbolized by the Heart, and ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-14
By jhe
We are pleased to share this Call for Application for the fourth annual JewishGen Future Scholars Fellowship program to take place from July 9, 2024 – July 18, 2024. It is open to rising second-fourth year undergraduate students in accredited ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-14
By jhe
Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici    Call for Papers: conferenza “Jews in Krakow: History and Culture”, Cracovia, Polonia, 23-25 settembre 2024. Scadenza per la presentazione: 15 aprile 2024 11 febbraio 2024 ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-11
By jhe
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