Vinohrady Synagogue, Prague: Destroyed & Forgotten amid Mass Tourism

In the Issues pages of our In Focus section, we publish a lengthy article by the Czech researcher Martin Smok about the destroyed (and now all but forgotten) Jewish community in Prague’s Vinohrady district and in particular its destroyed synagogue … Continue reading

“Jewish Cultural Quarter” Launched in Amsterdam

  The Netherlands’ Crown Prince Willem-Alexander  took part in the formal launch of the Jewish Cultural Quarter in Amsterdam, a concept that joins four key Jewish sites located in the heart of the city’s historic Jewish district — the Jewish … Continue reading

YIVO and Museum of the History of Polish Jews announce partnership

  The New York-based YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw (MHPJ) have announced a multi-level partnership agreement. According to the Oct. 22 news release, the agreement is the first of its kind for … Continue reading