Jewish Heritage Europe

France — Holocaust Memorial Museums Exhibition at New Center at Drancy

  An exhibition devoted to the many Holocaust Museum Memorials that have been opened in recent years in Europe  is one of  a series of  events being held to coincide with the opening  of a modern new Holocaust Memorial Museum at Drancy, outside Paris,  the site … continue reading →

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Treasure Hunt Street Games in two Polish Cities to Discover Jewish Heritage

  On Oct. 6 and 7, street games resembling treasure hunts are being organized in the cities of Kolobrzeg and Szczecin in northwest Poland to enable participants to discover Jewish history and heritage there. Organizers are the Museum of the History … continue reading →

British Composer Inspired by Jewish Headstone Inscriptions

  The Jewish Chronicle reports that British composer Benjamin Till has composed an hour-long requiem featuring inscriptions on Jewish gravestones (and other gravestones) from several cemeteries in London, including Highgate, West Ham, Hoop Lane and Kensal Green. The London Requiem has … continue reading →