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Bosnia — Volunteer to help clean up Jewish cemetery in Sarajevo

  The Media for Social Jewish organization is organizing a trip this summer for volunteers to help clean up the historic Old Sephardi Jewish cemetery in Sarajevo. Founded in 1630, the cemetery today includes about 3,800 grave and lies on … continue reading →

Poland — Restoration of Dabrowska Tarnowska synagogue

  The distinctive 19th century synagogue in the southern Polish town of Dabrowska Tarnowska will be reopened this spring as a culture center after a four-year restoration project. The restoration conserves the unique arcaded front. Virtual Shtetl quotes Polish television … continue reading →

Belarus/Poland – Jewish Gravestone exhibition in Minsk

  The exhibition Mazevot in Everyday Use has been on at the National Museum of History  in Minsk, Belarus since early February and closes Feb. 23. It showcases photographs by the Polish photographer Łukasz Baksik, documenting the various — inappropriate — … continue reading →