IAJGS Conference

When: August 6, 2018 all-day
Where: POLIN museum, Anielewicza 6, 00-157 Warszawa, Poland

The annual meeting of the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies    

Synagogue guided tours

When: February 4, 2018 @ 15:00 – 18:00
Where: Vercelli synagogue, Via E. Foa, 70, 13100 Vercelli VC, Italy

There will be guided tours of the synagogue in Vercelli, in Italy’s northwestern Piedmont region, every 30 minutes. Reservations are not required. The synagogue, inaugurated in 1878, was designed by Marco Treves, the Vercelli-born architect who also designed the synagogue … Continue reading

Launch of Synagogue Survey

When: February 7, 2018 all-day

  Official launch date of the inventory of synagogues in Europe, carried out by Sergey R. Kravstov and Vladimir Lenin for the Foundation for Jewish Heritage

AEPJ General Assembly

When: February 22, 2018 – February 23, 2018 all-day
Where: Casa Adret, Barcelona, Carrer de Sant Domènec del Call, 6, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

  General Assembly of the AEPJ  (Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage in Europe) in its new headquarters in the old town of Barcelona.

Opening, Bródno cemetery exhibit

When: February 6, 2018 @ 15:00
Where: Bródno Jewish Cemetery, Warsaw, św. Wincentego 15, 03-505 Warszawa, Poland

After a VIP opening ceremony, the new permanent exhibition at the Bródno Jewish cemetery in Warsaw’s Praga district will be open to the public.    

2000 Years of Jewish History through Synagogue Architecture

When: April 25, 2018 @ 12:30 – 14:00
Where: Philadelphia Gershman Y, 401 S Broad St #100, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA

Barbara Cohen, ASID, President of the Schuylkill River Heritage Center, will trace the history of the Jewish people through the architecture of synagogues and discuss the many stylistic adaptations synagogues adopted in relation to the place, time, and world events … Continue reading

Exhibiting the Shoah in history museums – comparing approaches & sharing experiences

When: January 30, 2018 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Where: Brussels, House of European History, Belliardstraat 135, 1000 Brussel, Belgium

Panel debate – House of European History – Tuesday 30th January – 6 PM With: Steven Luckert, curator, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, U.S.A Dariusz Stola, director, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland Veerle Vanden … Continue reading