An important new book on synagogue architecture has just been published. Titled In the Shadow of Empires: Synagogue Architecture in East Central Europe, it is a collection of essays by JHE friend ...
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An important new book on synagogue architecture has just been published. Titled In the Shadow of Empires: Synagogue Architecture in East Central Europe, it is a collection of essays by JHE
Hungary: a wedding at the synagogue in Mád celebrates past, present & future (and makes the NYTimes)
We were delighted to see the baroque synagogue Mád, Hungary — one of our favorites — make the pages of the New York Times in, of all places, the
On a visit to the far western tip of Brittany this week, JHE director Ruth Ellen Gruber didn’t expect to encounter any sites or monuments regarding Jewish heritage or history…Few
Interested in seeing what cleaning up an abandoned Jewish cemetery looks like? The Lviv Volunteer Center has posted this brief video of the October 12 clean-up action at the
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The Prague-based educator, curator, and filmmaker Martin Šmok reviews the privately established Jewish museum that opened in 2016 in Lecce, at the very tip of the heel of Italy’s boot, where Jews flourished in the middle ages but were expelled half a millennium ago. He found his visit a “refreshing and energizing experience” in a museum “filled with question marks.”