A new online exhibition about the history of the important modernist New Synagogue (Nová Synagóga) in Žilina, Slovakia is now viewable — it is the digital version of a permanent exhibition now under ...
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A new online exhibition about the history of the important modernist New Synagogue (Nová Synagóga) in Žilina, Slovakia is now viewable — it is the digital version of a permanent
The centuries-old Jewish cemetery in Osoblaha, a remote little town on the Czech-Polish border, is unique in the Czech Republic because of the strong influence of Polish/Silesian-style gravestone art. It
On the road in CZ: in the Loštice synagogue, Respect & Tolerance spearheads education and personalizes memory
It was exciting to visit the synagogue in Loštice, CZ and learn first-hand about the work spearheaded by the Respect and Tolerance Foundation, a civic organization founded around 15 years
A signpost in Černovice, a small town in southern Bohemia, leads to a Jewish cemetery founded in the 17th century, and a memorial to local victims of the Holocaust that
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Travel writer Ben G. Frank has recently published the fourth edition of his book A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe. The first edition came out in 1992. In this personal essay he discusses some of the changes since then – and why he believes it is important for Jewish travelers to visit Jewish communities and heritage sites in other countries around the world.