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Ruth Ellen Gruber in Krakow's Jewish quarter, Kazimierz. Photo © Chuck Fishman

… a note from the JHE Coordinator

With the launch of our revamped web site, Ruth Ellen Gruber, the Coordinator of Jewish Heritage Europe, takes a moment to reflect on the development of JHE since we went online in 2012.

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Upcoming events

Apr
24
Tue
13:00 Synagogues in Romania @ Municipal Museum, Râmnicu Sărat
Synagogues in Romania @ Municipal Museum, Râmnicu Sărat
Apr 24 @ 13:00 – May 8 @ 18:00
Synagogues in Romania @ Municipal Museum, Râmnicu Sărat | Râmnicu Sărat | Județul Buzău | Romania
Photographic exhibition on Synagogues in Romania, tied to the recent publication of a photographic book on the topic. The opening is a 13:00 on April 24.  
Apr
25
Wed
12:30 2000 Years of Jewish History thr... @ Philadelphia Gershman Y
2000 Years of Jewish History thr... @ Philadelphia Gershman Y
Apr 25 @ 12:30 – 14:00
Barbara Cohen, ASID, President of the Schuylkill River Heritage Center, will trace the history of the Jewish people through the architecture of synagogues and discuss the many stylistic adaptations synagogues adopted in relation to the place, time, and world events ... continue reading →
May
4
Fri
10:00 Groundbreaking Jewish Museum Seduva @ opposite Jewish cemetery, Seduva
Groundbreaking Jewish Museum Seduva @ opposite Jewish cemetery, Seduva
May 4 @ 10:00 – 11:30
There will be a ground breaking ceremony and cornerstone laying for the construction of the state of the art museum that will be part of the “Lost Shtetl” memorial complex   Click to see our article about the museum  
Jun
19
Tue
all-day Association for Gravestone Studi...
Association for Gravestone Studi...
Jun 19 – Jun 25 all-day
  AGS holds an annual conference every June. Held in a different location each year, the conference features lectures, demonstrations, exhibits, conservation and documentation workshops, classroom sessions, slide presentations, and guided cemetery tours. The AGS deals mainly with American general ... continue reading →
Jul
15
Sun
all-day European Association for Jewish ... @ Krakow
European Association for Jewish ... @ Krakow
Jul 15 – Jul 19 all-day
The XIth conference of the European Association for Jewish Studies will take place in Krakow. The theme of this year’s conference is Searching for Roots of Jewish Traditions. The Congress is organized by the Institute of Jewish Studies, Jagiellonian University in ... continue reading →
Aug
6
Mon
all-day IAJGS Conference @ POLIN museum
IAJGS Conference @ POLIN museum
Aug 6 all-day
The annual meeting of the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies    
Aug
8
Wed
all-day IAJGS Conference @ POLIN museum
IAJGS Conference @ POLIN museum
Aug 8 all-day
The annual meeting of the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies