Jewish Heritage Europe

Update on restoration of synagogue in Iaşi, Romania

Lucia Apostol, who is responsible for property and built heritage at the Federation of Jewish Communities in Romania (FEDROM), has sent an update on the ongoing (and fitful) restoration of the 17th century synagogue in Iaşi. The synagogue, the oldest surviving synagogue in Romania, … continue reading →

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New book — Studies on Jewish Archaeology

  The Bet Tfila Research Centre for Jewish Architecture in Europe has published a new book on Jewish archaeology in European Antiquity and medieval central Europe by Prof. Ole Harck of the Department of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology at the Christian-Albrechts-University … continue reading →

Old Jewish cemetery in Split, Croatia, vandalized

    The historic Jewish cemetery in Split, Croatia suffered vandalism earlier this month, when unknown persons forced open three graves and damaged their tombstones and iron fences. A fourth gravestone was displaced and broken, and the decorations of several … continue reading →

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More headstone fragments discovered in Rohatyn

  Marla Raucher Osborn of Gesher Galicia reports that at least 29 new Jewish headstones and fragments have been identified and recovered in Rohatyn, Ukraine, where she has been active with local people in efforts to identify Jewish headstones found … continue reading →

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