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Lost Synagogues of Europe: Eastern European Jewish Postcards from the Collection of František Bányai 10:00
Lost Synagogues of Europe: Eastern European Jewish Postcards from the Collection of František Bányai @ Eldridge St synagogue
Mar 17 @ 10:00 – Jun 8 @ 17:00
Lost Synagogues of Europe: Eastern European Jewish Postcards from the Collection of František Bányai @ Eldridge St synagogue | New York | New York | United States
An exhibition of historic postcards on Jewish themes from the extensive collection of Prague Jewish leader František Bányai. The postcards offer a view of a time and place that no longer exist — synagogues, many destroyed during the Second World War, ... continue reading →
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The Search For Traces – Vernissage & Exhibition 13:00
The Search For Traces – Vernissage & Exhibition @ Stillpoint Spaces Berlin
May 7 @ 13:00 – 16:00
The Search For Traces – Vernissage & Exhibition @ Stillpoint Spaces Berlin | Berlin | Berlin | Germany
Cover of Christian Herrmann’s 2017 calendar shows the Jewish cemetery in Vadul Rascov, Moldova An exhibit of Christian Herrmann’s photographs of abandoned Jewish heritages sites in eastern Europe.  His analogue works are part of the long-term project Vanished World, a ... continue reading →
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Jewish Culture Weeks 11:05
Jewish Culture Weeks @ Vienna (Various)
May 9 @ 11:05 – May 23 @ 12:05
  A series of concerts, film screenings, street fairs and other events — some free and some requiring tickets.    
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Guided tours 10:45
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
May 11 @ 10:45 – 17:15
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
Siena, Italy — Ark in the 18th century synagogue   Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday in May — guided tours of the 18th century Synagogue in Siena, Italy — every half hour. The Synagogue is right off the Campo, so ... continue reading →
Shtetl Routes opening 17:00
Shtetl Routes opening @ Grodzka Gate NN Theatre
May 11 @ 17:00 – 20:00
  Program of the event: Presentation of the cultural tourism project “Shtetl Routes” and a collection of promotional materials (the guidebook  “Shtetl Routes”, map, web-site) Discussion panel “Travels through the Forgotten Continent” with participation incl. Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota, Yaron Karol Becker, ... continue reading →
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Book launch and lecture 16:00
Book launch and lecture @ Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania
May 12 @ 16:00 – 18:00
  A talk by Ralph Salinger, who has researched the Vilkaviškis‘ Jewish community, and presentation by the book “Trace of a Lost Nation“ (“Dingusios tautos pėdsakais“) by  Antanas Žilinskas, who worked for many years as the Director of  theVilkaviškis Regional Museum.
Zilina synagogue opening 18:00
Zilina synagogue opening @ Nova Synagogue
May 12 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Zilina synagogue opening @ Nova Synagogue | Slovakia
After six years of restoration work, the Nova Synagogue in Zilina, Slovakia is officially opening as an arts center.  
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Guided tours 10:45
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
May 14 @ 10:45 – 17:15
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
Siena, Italy — Ark in the 18th century synagogue   Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday in May — guided tours of the 18th century Synagogue in Siena, Italy — every half hour. The Synagogue is right off the Campo, so ... continue reading →
Guided tours 11:00
Guided tours @ Jewish cemetery Florence
May 14 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Two guided tours of the Monumental Jewish Cemetery in Florence — one a 11 a.m. and the other at 15:30. See here for details: http://www.jewishtuscany.it/attivita/
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Menorah: worship, history and myth
Menorah: worship, history and myth @ Vatican museum/Rome Jewish Museum
May 15 – Jul 23 all-day
Menorah: worship, history and myth @ Vatican museum/Rome Jewish Museum | Vatican City
Decoration showing menorahs in the villa Torlonia catacombs in Rome. Photo: Foundation for Jewish Cultural Heritage in Italy The exhibition “Menorah: worship, history and myth”  will be on simultaneous display in the Braccio di Carlo Magno of the Vatican Museums, ... continue reading →
Guided tours 10:45
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
May 15 @ 10:45 – 17:15
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
Siena, Italy — Ark in the 18th century synagogue   Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday in May — guided tours of the 18th century Synagogue in Siena, Italy — every half hour. The Synagogue is right off the Campo, so ... continue reading →
Awards ceremony, Warsaw 16:00
Awards ceremony, Warsaw @ POLIN museum
May 15 @ 16:00 – 17:00
Israeli Ambassador to Poland, Anna Azari, will present the annual “Laurel Crown Award” to five Polish citizens/groups involved in the preservation of Jewish memory and heritage in Poland. The award, established in 2015, is presented in partnership with the Foundation for ... continue reading →
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Cemetery clean-up 09:00
Cemetery clean-up @ New Jewish Cemetery Rohatyn
May 18 @ 09:00 – 18:00
The Lviv Volunteer Center, an arm of Hesed Arieh of Lviv, will lead a clean-up of Rohatyn’s new Jewish cemetery in partnership with Rohatyn Jewish Heritage. The clean-up is part of the preparation of the site (plus two others) for ... continue reading →
Guided tours 10:45
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
May 18 @ 10:45 – 17:15
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
Siena, Italy — Ark in the 18th century synagogue   Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday in May — guided tours of the 18th century Synagogue in Siena, Italy — every half hour. The Synagogue is right off the Campo, so ... continue reading →
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Guided tours 10:45
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
May 21 @ 10:45 – 17:15
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
Siena, Italy — Ark in the 18th century synagogue   Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday in May — guided tours of the 18th century Synagogue in Siena, Italy — every half hour. The Synagogue is right off the Campo, so ... continue reading →
Guided tours, kids events 11:00
Guided tours, kids events @ Jewish Museum Franconia
May 21 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Guided tours, kids events @ Jewish Museum Franconia | Schnaittach | Bayern | Germany
Photo © Jewish Museum of Franconia   To mark International Museums Day — special free tours and other events at the three locations of the Franconia Jewish Museum in Bavaria, Germany. Click here for details — http://www.juedisches-museum.org/category/veranstaltungen/
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Guided tours 10:45
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
May 22 @ 10:45 – 17:15
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
Siena, Italy — Ark in the 18th century synagogue   Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday in May — guided tours of the 18th century Synagogue in Siena, Italy — every half hour. The Synagogue is right off the Campo, so ... continue reading →
Book Launch & Symposium 14:00
Book Launch & Symposium @ Portuguese Synagogue, Amsterdam
May 22 @ 14:00 – 17:00
  Launch of a new book on the History of the Jews in the Netherlands, from their first presence in the Middle Ages, to their current position in Dutch society. This book is authored by Hans Blom, David Wertheim, Hetty ... continue reading →
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Professional Survey of Jewish Mass Graves 08:00
Professional Survey of Jewish Mass Graves @ Rohatyn
May 25 @ 08:00 – Jun 2 @ 17:00
There are two known Holocaust-era Jewish mass grave sites in Rohatyn and a possible third site. While memorial stone markers exist at two sites, their placement is more symbolic than precise. The actual sites of mass execution are nearby and ... continue reading →
Guided tours 10:45
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
May 25 @ 10:45 – 17:15
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
Siena, Italy — Ark in the 18th century synagogue   Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday in May — guided tours of the 18th century Synagogue in Siena, Italy — every half hour. The Synagogue is right off the Campo, so ... continue reading →
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7@Night/Night of the Synagogues 22:00
7@Night/Night of the Synagogues @ Kazimierz Krakow
May 27 @ 22:00 – May 28 @ 02:00
7@Night/Night of the Synagogues @ Kazimierz Krakow | Kraków | małopolskie | Poland
  Visitors at the Kupa Synagogue, Krakow – 7@Nite, 2016 The Night of the Synagogues — or 7@Nite — the annual festival when all seven of the synagogues in Krakow’s old Jewish quarter Kazimierz are open until the week hours, ... continue reading →
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Guided tours 10:45
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
May 28 @ 10:45 – 17:15
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
Siena, Italy — Ark in the 18th century synagogue   Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday in May — guided tours of the 18th century Synagogue in Siena, Italy — every half hour. The Synagogue is right off the Campo, so ... continue reading →
Clean up Łódź Jewish cemetery 11:00
Clean up Łódź Jewish cemetery @ Jewish cemetery, Łódź
May 28 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Clean up Łódź Jewish cemetery @ Jewish cemetery, Łódź | Łódź | województwo łódzkie | Poland
Detail of a gravestone in the Jewish cemetery in Łódź   Volunteer clean-up day at the vast Jewish cemetery in Lodz. Tools and other resources will be available on-site. Click here for details on the Facebook event page    
Guided tour 11:00
Guided tour @ Jewish cemetery, Solingen
May 28 @ 11:00 – 12:30
  Public, free guided tours of the cemetery take place twice a year, though individual and school tours can be arranged. Click here to see full details and schedule.  
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Guided tours 10:45
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
May 29 @ 10:45 – 17:15
Guided tours @ Synagogue, Siena Italy
Siena, Italy — Ark in the 18th century synagogue   Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday in May — guided tours of the 18th century Synagogue in Siena, Italy — every half hour. The Synagogue is right off the Campo, so ... continue reading →
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Synagogue in the Russian Empire 16:00
Synagogue in the Russian Empire @ Parkes Institute, Southampton University
May 30 @ 16:00 – 18:00
Seminar by Dr. Vladimir Levin of the Center for Jewish Art, Hebrew University. Time and venue are to be confirmed. For more information regarding this seminar, please email The Parkes Institute at parkes@southampton.ac.uk   
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