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Published on: 2022-09-25
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The Brighton and Hove Hebrew Congregation (BHHC) has extended an emergency fund-raising campaign to restore the historic Middle Street Synagogue in Brighton, after the original campaign last week fell far short of the £250,000 goal, raising less than £76,000 as ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-25
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Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici in Europa — Buona lettura!   Ucraina: una mostra d’arte fotografica mostra i dettagli dell’iconografia scolpita nello storico cimitero ebraico di Sataniv. Lo scopo è quello ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-25
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(JHE) — A photographic art exhibit based on the carved designs of the centuries old gravestones in the historic Jewish cemetery in Sataniv, Ukraine is currently mounted in a recently opened museum in Horodok, western Ukraine. The exhibit, called The ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-22
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In August, members of the U.S.-based  Białystok Cemetery Restoration Project (BCRP), carried out their first field work in the Bagnowka Jewish cemetery in Białystok Poland, since before the pandemic. We posted earlier about some of the discoveries — particularly of the ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-21
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Mazel tov! The restoration of the historic Etz Hayim synagogue in Izmir has won a preservation award. It was awarded one of the 18th annual Respect for History Local Conservation Awards, sponsored by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. It was one ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-20
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A three-day, emergency crowd-funding appeal — ending Tuesday night UK time — is under way to repair recent serious water damage to the the Middle Street Synagogue in Brighton and also carry out wider restoration work on the building, named by ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-19
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(JHE) — The historic synagogue in Carpentras, the oldest active synagogue in France, came in at number seven in a French TV-sponsored competition for “France’s Favorite Monument.” The Synagogue represented the southern Provence-Alpes-Côté d’Azur region,  as one of 14 finalists ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-18
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Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici in Europa — Buona lettura!     Nuovo saggio “Have Your Say”: Marburgo e le sue storie ebraiche, di Susanne Urban, direttrice del Centro di inchiesta ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-18
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After a long break over the summer, we are delighted to post a new Have Your Say personal essay, “Marburg and Its Jewish Stories,” by Dr. Susanne Urban. In December 2021, Susanne moved to the university town of Marburg to ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-15
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(JHE) — The former New Synagogue in Görlitz, which reopened last year as a cultural and religious centre after a lengthy renovation process is now topped again by a big Star of David for the first time since the original Star ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-14
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Ecco il sommario in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici in Europa — Buona lettura!   Call for Papers: conferenza “Le case di campagna ebraiche e la Shoah nella storia e nella memoria” 9 settembre 2022 ... continue reading →... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-12
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