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New app for Jewish Quarters Network in Spain

The Red de Juderias, or Network of Jewish Quarters, in Spain has just unveiled a new “Routes of Sefarad” smartphone and tablet app that will allow users to navigate through the 24 old Jewish quarters the network. The app is … continue reading →

Jewish Płock – Architectural Visions and Realizations

The exhibition “Jewish Płock – Architectural Visions and Realizations” opens December 4 at the Museum of Mazovian Jews, which is located in a former synagogue in the town northwest of Warsaw. Curated by Gabriela Nowak of the Mazovian Museum and Agnieszka Wojciechowska … continue reading →

There’s hope for restoration of ruined Constanța, Romania synagogue

  The first steps have been taken toward the possible restoration of the ruined Ashkenazic Great Synagogue in the Black Sea port city of Constanța, Rpmania. A team of architects visited the site this week to assess the condition of the devastated … continue reading →

Polish town reconsiders building atop Jewish cemetery site

  The town of Grodzisk Mazowiecki near Warsaw has — for the moment — suspended  a plan that would build a residential complex with underground parking on the site of the Jewish cemetery pending investigations to determine the cemetery’s borders. JTA … continue reading →

Deteriorating Husiatyn, Ukraine fortress synagogue is for rent

  The historic, fortress-style synagogue in Husiatyn, Ukraine  is for rent. Dating from the late 16th-early 17th century, the synagogue is one of four historic sites — the others are two castles and a church — that are for rent by … continue reading →