New resource: illustrated glossary of conservation terms

EwaglosBookCoverWhat should be a valuable new resource for conservators and preservationists is out — and available for free PDF download, as well as for purchase in print. EwaGlos is a multi-lingual, illustrated glossary of conservation terms for wall paintings and architectural … Continue reading

Tips for preserving and restoring historic cemeteries

Conference participants at the Jewish cemetery in Svencioneliai, which was restored through the efforts of one of them, Dr. Michael Lozman  The American National Trust for Historic Preservation recently published an article with 10 useful tips on preserving historic cemeteries and burial grounds. The tips are focused on concept and planning, rather than hands-on techniques, and some of them fall within … Continue reading

Lithuania: Jewish Cultural Route Association established

Kedaini, Lithuania -- restored synagogues, used as culture centers   A Jewish Cultural Route Association has been established in Lithuania, with the aim of developing an officially sponsored program of Jewish cultural tourism in the country, including an itinerary of major sites of Jewish heritage. The Association was established December … Continue reading