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Museum of Polish Jewish History Launches Central Judaica Database

  The Museum of the History of Polish Jews, which opens in Warsaw next year, has announced the launch of a major project and valuable new resource — a searchable Central Judaica Database that is to provide  “information about monuments … continue reading →

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 →

Poland: Jewish Cemetery in Strzegom Restored

  Clean-up, restoration, fencing, and other maintenance takes place at many Jewish cemeteries all over Europe each year. Some of these operations are tantamount to rescue operations that save a graveyard from total abandonment and oblivion. They are carried out … continue reading →