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Archaeology at Old Synagogue in Krakow

Student  archaeologists are carrying out archaeological and architectural research at the Old Synagogue in Krakow under the auspices of the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków and the Institute of Archaeology of the Krakow’s Jagiellonian University. Located in the … continue reading →

Update on state of Przemyśl synagogue: new challenges

    Plans for the restoration of the Scheinbach Synagogue in Przemyśl, Poland and its transformation into a cultural center are facing new challenges, including structural damage to the building due to a leaking roof, reports Marla Raucher Osborn, a Warsaw-based member of … continue reading →

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Novelty vs Loyalty in Cultural/Heritage Tourism?

This thoughtful article about heritage tourism by Neil Silberman raises many questions about heritage, authenticity, promotion, and audience. We hope it can foster a discussion on the issues he mentions — important ones to those involved in heritage tourism but also … continue reading →