Jewish Heritage Europe News

Mazel tov! The restoration of the 18th century rural synagogue in the village of Police u Jemnice has won a national award for monuments preservation! The National Heritage Institute (NHI) awarded its 2021 Patrimonium Pro Futuro Prize in the category of restoration ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-03
By jhe
Mazel tov to the literary scholar, historian and educator Carmen Reichert who will take over as director of the Augsburg Swabia Jewish Museum on May 1, 2022! Reichert, 36, will replace Barbara Staudinger, who will become the next director of ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-02
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Mazel tov to the Polish athlete and activist Dariusz Popiela who has received the 2021 POLIN award presented by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw! It was the seventh edition of the award.  The Awards, which ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-01
By jhe
Many photographers have focused their work on surviving — if ruined — Jewish heritage sites in Europe. The Czech photographer Štěpán Bartoš has a documentation, exhibit, and book project where he photographs the blank spaces in the Czech Republic where ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-30
By jhe
  Did you miss something on JHE this past month? Catch up with our Newsletter — the November — Hanukkah — issue is now out. News, views, and insights from Ukraine, France,  Moldova, Lithuania, Poland, Italy, UK, Portugal, Turkey and more ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-29
By jhe
The German photographer Peter Seidel’s touring exhibit of his photographs of mikvaot — ritual baths — is on show in Friedberg, the town near Frankfurt am Main where Europe’s largest known mikvah, dating from the 13th century, is located. Called ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-29
By jhe
Ecco il sommario settimanale in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici in Europa — Buona lettura!     Felice Chanukkah 2021 da Jewish Heritage Europe! 28 novembre 2021 Jewish Heritage Europe augura a tutti i suoi ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-29
By jhe
Jewish Heritage Europe wishes all our readers and friends a Happy Hanukkah! Thank you for your interest and support — and thanks especially to those of you who have contacted us with questions and comments, with news of publications and ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-28
By jhe
We’ve highlighted a number of virtual tours and other online Jewish heritage resources since the beginning of the pandemic, and with new lockdowns and restrictions that will most likely keep people pretty much at home this winter, we’ll be highlighting ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-26
By jhe
After 15 years of work, photographs and other documentation of the 20 Jewish cemeteries in north-central Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region have been uploaded to a freely accessed online database, part of an online platform of overall digitized heritage material in the ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-25
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It’s Hanukkah next week…. so here are a couple gift ideas…. THE “VANISHED WORLD” 2022 CALENDAR Once again, the incredibly productive and generous Christian Herrmann has created a “Vanished World” calendar based on his evocative photographs of Jewish heritage in ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-22
By jhe
Ecco il sommario settimanale in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici in Europa — Buona lettura!   Moldavia: iniziati i lavori di restauro alla sinagoga in rovina Țirilson a Chisinau 18 novembre 2021 I lavori di ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2021-11-21
By jhe
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