Jewish Heritage Europe News

Mazel tov! With its modern new Lichtbau —  Building of Light — exhibition structure, the Frankfurt Jewish Museum has received a major architectural award — the Great Nike, the highest architectural prize of the Association of German Architects (BDA). Founded ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-24
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Did you miss something on Jewish Heritage Europe over the past month?   Catch up with our monthly Newsletter for MAY, now out! News, views, and insights from Ukraine, Romania, France, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary — and more. This month’s ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-23
By jhe
Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici in Europa — Buona lettura!     Polonia: Inizia oggi! Conferenza internazionale “Colmare i divari. Rottura e continuità nella storia ebraica polacca” 22 maggio 2022 Molti ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-23
By jhe
There is much related to our JHE focus — and of interest to our readers — in this international conference which takes place at the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw (ZIH), but can also be streamed live on YouTube. ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-22
By jhe
(JHE) — We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent death of Rabbi Abraham Ginsberg, the Executive Director of the London-based Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe (CPJCE). The CPJCE announced this month that he had ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-19
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(JHE) — Mazel tov to JHE friend Dr. Steven D. Reece, who has received a Fulbright grant for a project aimed to “explore and develop a model of cultural stewardship that will unite the various groups who are currently caring for ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-18
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Mazel tov to the recipients of two awards honoring Jewish heritage activists in Poland: Tomasz Kuncewicz, the director of the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation in Oświęcim, the town in southern Poland where the Nazis built the Auschwitz death camp, and ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-17
By jhe
Art historian and Jewish heritage researcher Dr. Eugeny Kotlyar, a professor at the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts,  is one of the millions of Ukrainian refugees — forced to flee to Lviv from his home in Kharkiv after ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-16
By jhe
Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici in Europa — Buona lettura!   Francia: la storica sinagoga di Carpentras è in gara per il concorso “Il Monumento preferito della Francia”, sponsorizzato dalla TV ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-15
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French TV is running a popular vote “France’s Favorite Monument” competition — and the historic synagogue in Carpentras is in the running. Anyone older than 13 and living in France can take part. Carpentras is helping get out the vote ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-12
By jhe
Tsvelf far Ukraine, a marathon 12-hour Yiddish Music and Spoken Word concert takes place on Zoom May 12, to benefit Ukraine. The event will feature klezmer, Yiddish song, poetry, and more, by artists from around the world, in an effort ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-11
By jhe
Applications are open for volunteers to attend the annual 11-day “work camp” to clean-up and restore the Jewish cemetery and historic Schach synagogue in Holešov, Czech Republic, as well as to learn about Jewish heritage and help with the organization ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-09
By jhe
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