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Ornament of their city – the synagogue of Kaiserslautern, 1886-1938
Ornament of their city – the synagogue of Kaiserslautern, 1886-1938 @ Kaiserslautern Stadtmuseum
Sep 22 – Dec 23 all-day
Ornament of their city - the synagogue of Kaiserslautern, 1886-1938 @ Kaiserslautern Stadtmuseum | Kaiserslautern | Rheinland-Pfalz | Germany
A special exhibit tells the story of the creation and destruction of the grand synagogue in Kaiserslautern, German, once hailed as the “ornament of their city.” Inaugurated in 1886, the synagogue, was designed by the “once well-known, now somewhat forgotten” ... continue reading →
Guided visit 12:00
Guided visit @ Jewish cemetery Oswiecim
Nov 1 @ 12:00 – 13:30
Guided visit @ Jewish cemetery Oswiecim | Oświęcim | małopolskie | Poland
Guided visits to the Jewish cemetery in Oswiecim, Poland — the town where Auschwitz was built. Before the Holocaust, Oswiecim had a majority Jewish population. One visit is at 12:00 noon, the second is at 15:00.   Jewish cemetery, Oswiecim, ... continue reading →
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Mezuzah placing 14:00
Mezuzah placing @ Ostroh Ukraine Synagogue
Nov 4 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Mezuzah placing @ Ostroh Ukraine Synagogue | Ostroh | Rivnens'ka oblast | Ukraine
The Great Maharsha Synagogue in Ostroh, October 2018. Photo: Hryhoryi Arshynov This will truly be a Shehecheyanu moment! A Mezuzah will be affixed to the entrance of the Great Maharsha Synagogue in Ostroh (Ostrog), built in the early 17th century. ... continue reading →
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“Seven Crates of Jewish Material” On Looting and Rediscovery, from 1938 to the Present 10:00
“Seven Crates of Jewish Material” On Looting and Rediscovery, from 1938 to the Present @ Jewish Museum Munich
Nov 6 2018 @ 10:00 – May 1 2019 @ 17:00
At the beginning of the 20th century in Bavaria, when a great many Jews moved to the cities or emigrated, rural congregations faced the threat of disappearing altogether. What remained were the sometimes splendid synagogues with their exquisite ritual objects. ... continue reading →
Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture? 09:00
Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture? @ Hamburg
Nov 6 @ 09:00 – 18:00
Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture? @ Hamburg | Hamburg | Hamburg | Germany
Lipot Baumhorn, Hungarian Jewish architect The international congress “Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture?” aims to re‐examine the biographies of Jewish architects from the 19th century up to the present day from an international perspective. It will deal with the question ... continue reading →
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Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture? 09:00
Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture? @ Hamburg
Nov 7 @ 09:00 – 18:00
Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture? @ Hamburg | Hamburg | Hamburg | Germany
Lipot Baumhorn, Hungarian Jewish architect The international congress “Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture?” aims to re‐examine the biographies of Jewish architects from the 19th century up to the present day from an international perspective. It will deal with the question ... continue reading →
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Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture? 09:00
Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture? @ Hamburg
Nov 8 @ 09:00 – 18:00
Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture? @ Hamburg | Hamburg | Hamburg | Germany
Lipot Baumhorn, Hungarian Jewish architect The international congress “Jewish Architects – Jewish Architecture?” aims to re‐examine the biographies of Jewish architects from the 19th century up to the present day from an international perspective. It will deal with the question ... continue reading →
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Photograph exhibit on Lithuanian Jewish cemeteries 19:30
Photograph exhibit on Lithuanian Jewish cemeteries @ Erdemuseum Berlin
Nov 9 @ 19:30 – Nov 30 @ 17:00
A photo exhibit called “Fields full of souls: Jewish cemeteries in Lithuania” by Ellis Berlijn. About fifteen pictures taken in Alytus, Seirijai, and Kaunas will be on display.  The exhibit opens Nov. 9 and runs through Nov. 30
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30th anniversary Open House 20:00
30th anniversary Open House @ Jewish Museum Frankfurt
Nov 10 @ 20:00 – Nov 16 @ 02:00
The Jewish Museum of Frankfurt, Germany is celebrating its 30th birthday with a five-day Open House festival featuring talks, exhibits, and other events — ending with a dance party. During the events, visitors can also see the work going on ... continue reading →
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Jewish Experiences in Eastern Europe, 1945-1968
Jewish Experiences in Eastern Europe, 1945-1968 @ Einstein Forum, Potsdam
Nov 11 – Nov 13 all-day
The Holocaust decimated Eastern Europe’s Jewish communities, but it didn’t obliterate them. Several million Jews were living in the Soviet Union and its newly expanded sphere of influence after the end of the Second World War. Their postwar experiences are ... continue reading →
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Synagogues of Piemonte 14:00
Synagogues of Piemonte @ Centre Fleg Marseille
Nov 13 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Synagogues of Piemonte @ Centre Fleg Marseille | Marseille | Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur | France
Looking toward the Ark in the synagogue in Cuneo, Italy   A talk about the synagogues in Italy’s Piedmont region, by Emmanuel Attyasse, who runs the “Patrimoine et Culture du Judaïsme” Facebook page.
Geography of Hasidism 18:00
Geography of Hasidism @ Budapest CEU
Nov 13 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Geography of Hasidism @ Budapest CEU | Budapest | Hungary
  Wroclaw University scholar Marcin Wodzinski discusses his new book The Historical Atlas of Hasidism.
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YIVO Gala Award Dinner honors Irene Pletka 18:30
YIVO Gala Award Dinner honors Irene Pletka @ YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Nov 14 @ 18:30 – 22:00
YIVO Gala Award Dinner honors Irene Pletka @ YIVO Institute for Jewish Research | New York | New York | United States
YIVO Gala Award Dinner. It honors Irene Pletka, the Vice Chairman of the YIVO Board and Founder and Chairman of the Kronhill Pletka Foundation, “for her exemplary leadership, inspiring generosity, and outstanding commitment to the preservation of Jewish history and culture.” ... continue reading →
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AEJM Annual Conference 13:00
AEJM Annual Conference @ Hungarian Jewish Museum & Archives
Nov 18 @ 13:00 – Nov 20 @ 16:00
The annual conference of the Association of European Jewish Museums. Click here to see the program  
Museum & Heritage Projects on Hungarian Jewish History 16:30
Museum & Heritage Projects on Hungarian Jewish History @ Budapest, Goldmark Hall
Nov 18 @ 16:30 – 18:30
  Museum & Heritage Projects on Hungarian Jewish History     Round table discussion within the context of the AEJM annual conference, moderated by JHE Director Ruth Ellen Gruber.   The participants will present and discuss several new projects in ... continue reading →
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Metropolitan Jewish Cemeteries book presentation 17:00
Metropolitan Jewish Cemeteries book presentation @ Fuga, Budapest
Nov 19 @ 17:00 – 18:30
Metropolitan Jewish Cemeteries book presentation @ Fuga, Budapest | Budapest | Hungary
Presentation of Rudolf Klein’s new book Metropolitan Jewish Cemeteries (in Hungarian) Click HERE and HERE  to see our posts about the book.
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European Routes of Jewish Heritage Training Programmes
European Routes of Jewish Heritage Training Programmes @ Casa Adret, Barcelona
Nov 21 all-day
The AEPJ Incubator Project is a 3 year program. A center for development of Jewish Heritage Routes: Cultural, educational, heritage and tourism co-operation projects with a transnational importance and significance. Participants will receive training on global, national, regional and local ... continue reading →
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European Routes of Jewish Heritage Training Programmes
European Routes of Jewish Heritage Training Programmes @ Casa Adret, Barcelona
Nov 22 all-day
The AEPJ Incubator Project is a 3 year program. A center for development of Jewish Heritage Routes: Cultural, educational, heritage and tourism co-operation projects with a transnational importance and significance. Participants will receive training on global, national, regional and local ... continue reading →
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European Routes of Jewish Heritage Training Programmes
European Routes of Jewish Heritage Training Programmes @ Casa Adret, Barcelona
Nov 23 all-day
The AEPJ Incubator Project is a 3 year program. A center for development of Jewish Heritage Routes: Cultural, educational, heritage and tourism co-operation projects with a transnational importance and significance. Participants will receive training on global, national, regional and local ... continue reading →
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Synagogues as Museums and Galleries in East‐Central Europe 11:00
Synagogues as Museums and Galleries in East‐Central Europe @ Neumünster Abbey Luxembourg
Nov 29 @ 11:00 – 18:00
Synagogues as Museums and Galleries in East‐Central Europe @ Neumünster Abbey Luxembourg | Luxembourg | District de Luxembourg | Luxembourg
Rudi Klein in action, photographing the synagogue in Samorin, Slovakia, now a contemporary arts center. Photo © Ruth Ellen Gruber Photo exhibition by Rudolf Klein Unlike in Germany and Austria, where the Nazis destroyed the vast majority of synagogues, in ... continue reading →
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Synagogues as Museums and Galleries in East‐Central Europe 11:00
Synagogues as Museums and Galleries in East‐Central Europe @ Neumünster Abbey Luxembourg
Nov 30 @ 11:00 – 18:00
Synagogues as Museums and Galleries in East‐Central Europe @ Neumünster Abbey Luxembourg | Luxembourg | District de Luxembourg | Luxembourg
Rudi Klein in action, photographing the synagogue in Samorin, Slovakia, now a contemporary arts center. Photo © Ruth Ellen Gruber Photo exhibition by Rudolf Klein Unlike in Germany and Austria, where the Nazis destroyed the vast majority of synagogues, in ... continue reading →

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