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Poland: Jewish cemetery memorial inaugurates new multicultural heritage trail in Gostynin

A ceremony Thursday (Sept. 20) unveiled a memorial at the destroyed Jewish cemetery and officially inaugurated a new, multi-cultural heritage trail in the small town of Gostynin, in central Poland. The new memorial  includes a metal cage containing fragments of … continue reading →

Final call for papers:  “Unhealed Breach” or a Good Divorce? –The Hungarian Jewish Congress (1868-69) and the “Schism” in Historical Perspective

There’s still time to submit a proposal for a paper at a conference marking the 150th anniversary of the 1868-69 Jewish Congress in Hungary, which led to the “schism” in Hungarian Jewry into Neolog, Orthodox, and Status Quo ante communities … continue reading →

Call for applicants: AEPJ Incubator Project for Jewish heritage routes

Do you want to promote local, regional, or national Jewish heritage tourism? Our friends at the European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage (AEPJ) are seeking institutions and associations interested in participating in the new AEPJ … continue reading →

Hungary: Jewish cemetery renovation in Balatonfüred to help form multi-faith memorial landscape area

The renovation of the old Jewish cemetery in the Lake Balaton resort town of Balatonfüred will add the Jewish component to a memorial park area that will encompass old cemeteries of three local religious groups — Jewish, Protestant, and Roman … continue reading →

Shana tova! Post-WW2 Düsseldorf New Synagogue, inaugurated at Rosh Hashana 1958, to get major renovation

The post-WW2 New Synagogue in Düsseldorf, Germany — inaugurated 60 years ago at Rosh Hashanah 1958  — is about to undergo a multi-million euro renovation. According to the Jüdische Allgemeine Jewish newspaper, the works will begin in October, after the … continue reading →