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A forgotten Jewish cemetery — in Los Angeles…

We are used to pained and evocative — even shocked and/or outraged — descriptions of abandoned Jewish cemeteries in Eastern Europe. In an article this week,  the Los Angeles Times echoes these sentiments to describe an abandoned Jewish cemetery in East … continue reading →

Former synagogue in Liverpool to receive rescue funding

  The former Greenbank Drive Synagogue in Liverpool, England, is to receive £70,000 in rescue funding from English Heritage and the Liverpool city council  so that the Grade II listed building, which has been on the “English Heritage at Risk” … continue reading →

Amsterdam’s Zeeburg Jewish Cemetery Opens to Public

A long-abandoned 300-year-old Jewish cemetery, the largest in the Netherlands, will be open to the public one Sunday a month into November, thanks to restoration efforts by local Jewish and Moroccan young people. JTA quotes Marcel Mock, the spokesperson for the … continue reading →