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Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici    Call for Papers per la conferenza: “Paesaggi Urbani Ebraici nell’Europa della Metà del XX Secolo”, che si terrà il 4-5 febbraio ad Atene 14 giugno ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-16
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We are pleased to share this Call for Papers for what looks like a fascinating  conference: Jewish Urban Landscapes in Mid-20th Century Europe February 4, 2025 – February 5, 2025, in Athens, Greece   Deadline for Submissions: September 23, 2024 ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-14
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(JHE) — The festival of Shavuot, which begins Tuesday night, marks the reception of the Torah — and Ten Commandments — at Mt. Sinai. Jews traditionally go to synagogue on Shavuot to hear the Ten Commandments read out: 1. I am ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-10
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New long(er) read essay, by Dr. Heidi M. Szpek!  One of the most prominent features in the Bagnowka Jewish cemetery in Bialystok, Poland is a massive black granite pillar commemorating the scores of victims of  the bloody pogrom that took ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-10
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Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici    Lunedì è la Giornata Mondiale dell’Art Nouveau. Mettiamo in evidenza alcuni esempi di art nouveau nel patrimonio culturale ebraico 7 giugno 2024 Lunedì 10 giugno ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-09
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This  Monday, June 10,  marks World Art Nouveau Day, an occasion launched in 2013 to appreciate the architectural and decorative style that utilised sinuous curves and often floral or or vegetal motifs and flourished mainly from around 1890 up until ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-07
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The full-scale renovation of the magnificent domed synagogue in Trenčín has been completed, with a permanent exhibition on local Jewish history installed in the sanctuary. The building will be used for religious as well as cultural, educational, and social purposes. ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-02
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Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici    Bando: aperte le candidature per la prima fase dei finanziamenti della Fondazione Rothschild Hanadiv Europe (RFHE) per progetti legati al patrimonio ebraico europeo 30 maggio ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-02
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Volunteers are invited to help clean-up the Jewish cemetery in the village of Turgeliai in the Šalčininkai region of Lithuania, around 34 km south of Vilnius,  this Sunday, June 2, from 10 a,m. until 1 p.m.. The Lithuanian Jewish community ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-30
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First-stage applications are open for funding from the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe (RFHE)  for European Jewish Heritage projects, starting in January 2025.  The deadline for first-stage applications is Monday 24 June (1700 GMT) The Foundation  is  now accepting applications for ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-30
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A new NGO is spearheading efforts to restore the former synagogue in Volyne, a small town in the Czech Republic, around 130 km south of Prague, and transform it into a cultural and educational center. The NGO, Synagoga Volyně, z.ú., ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-29
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Call for Volunteers – Memorials Restoration Workshops, Willesden Jewish Cemetery The Willesden Jewish Cemetery — House of Life — in London is calling for volunteers to help restore grave markers in its section where babies and children are buried and ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-27
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