The Rome Lab: The Rome Jewish Museum in New York

When: September 14, 2017 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Where: Center for Jewish History, 15 W 16th St, New York, NY 10011, USA

On September 14th, 2017, Centro Primo Levi and the Jewish Museum of Rome will open a learning space, the Rome Lab, dedicated to the history of the Roman Jews and of the twenty-two centuries relations between Rome and Jerusalem. The … Continue reading

Open House/guided tour

When: September 17, 2017 @ 11:00 – 14:00
Where: Willesden Jewish Cemetery, Beaconsfield Rd, London NW10 2JE, UK

An illustrated talk about the three Victorian and Edwardian architects, Nathan Solomon Joseph, Lewis Solomon and Harry Ford, who planned the funerary buildings at Willesden Jewish cemetery and laid out the landscape between 1873 and 1929. Willesden Jewish cemetery’s funerary … Continue reading

European Day of Jewish Culture

When: September 3, 2017 all-day
Where: All over Europe, Europe

The theme of this year’s European Day of Jewish Culture is “Diasporas”. Events take place is two dozen or so countries. The main “Day” is September 3 — but it will be held on other days around the same time … Continue reading

Guided tour, Jewish quarter Bologna

When: August 9, 2017 @ 21:00 – 22:30
Where: Bologna Jewish Museum, Via Valdonica, 1/5, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy

  Evening guided tour of the old Jewish quarter of Bologna (in Italian), led by staff from the Bologna Jewish Museum. The tours are free    

Day of Jewish Monuments

When: August 13, 2017 all-day
Where: Czech Republic, Czechia

More than 50 selected Jewish monuments in Bohemia, Moravia, and Silesia will be open Sunday, August 13, 2017 as part of this year’s  Day of Jewish Monuments in the Czech Republic. Visitors will also be able to see cemeteries and … Continue reading

Clean-up in Staryi Sambir

When: August 8, 2017 @ 06:30 – August 13, 2017 @ 16:30
Where: Synagogue, Jewish Cemetery, Staryi Sambir, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

International volunteer work camp in Staryi Sambir, Ukraine, organized by the Lviv Volunteer Center Сlearing the synagogue of debris. Roof renovation in the old synagogue of early XVIII century. This facility will be used further as Open Space where the … Continue reading

Wroclaw mikveh guided tour

When: August 6, 2017 @ 16:00 – 17:30
Where: White Stork Synagogue, Pawła Włodkowica 7, 50-072 Wrocław, Poland

Danielle Chaimovitz from the Jewish community in Wroclaw leads a guided tour — in English with Polish translation — of the mikveh in the Jewish communty complex.It is also possible to see the permanent and the temporary exhibitions in the … Continue reading

17th World Congress of Jewish Studies

When: August 6, 2017 – August 10, 2017 all-day
Where: Jerusalem, hebrew university mount scopus

The World Congress of Jewish Studies convenes in Jerusalem every four years, and is the most important event in Jewish studies worldwide. The last Congress in 2013 brought together thousands of participants from over 40 countries, who attended nearly 1600 lectures in various fields and on many diverse … Continue reading

Cemetery tour & clean-up Krakow

When: August 2, 2017 @ 10:00 – 15:30
Where: New Jewish Cemetery, Miodowa, Kraków, Poland

NOTE — meeting place is the Galicia Jewish Museum, not directly at the cemetery Despite notable efforts of restoration, the New Jewish cemetery of Krakow is still to this day widely overgrown. Tilted headstones, gravestones disappearing under invasive vegetation, eroded … Continue reading

Cemetery Clean-up Warsaw

When: July 30, 2017 @ 11:00 – 16:00
Where: Okopowa st Jewish cemetery, Okopowa, Warszawa, Poland

  The 51st regular volunteer clear-up operation in Warsaw’s sprawling main Jewish cemetery, which recently suffered serious damage due to windstorms that toppled trees. The event takes place between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., at the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa … Continue reading