Museums, Memorials & Cultural Institutions

 

WEB RESOURCES

 

Akedem.org

Academic web site with links to upcoming conferences, lectures, etc on Jewish themes

 

INSTITUTIONS

 

PARIS

 

Museum of Art and History of Judaism (Museé d’art et d’histoire du Judaisme)

Hôtel de Saint-Aignan
71, rue du Temple
75003 Paris
Tel: +33-153018653
Fax: +33-153018645
Email: info@mahj.org

 

Maison de la Culture Yiddish – Bibliotheque Medem

29, rue du Château d’Eau
75010 Paris
Tél: +33 (0) 1 47 00 14 00
Fax : +33 (0) 1 47 00 14 47
Email: mcy@yiddishweb.com

 

Center for Yiddish and Jewish culture events, publications, information.

 

Musée Nissim de Camondo 

63, rue de Monceau
75008 Paris
France
Phone: +33 (0)1 53 89 06 50/06 40

 

Part of France’s  Les Arts Décoratifs  network of museums, this is the mansion of the Jewish banker Moise de Camondo, built in 1911, and houses his collection of 18th century French furnishings, which he dedicated to his son Nissim, a French aviator killed in battle in 1917 during World War I. Moise bequeathed the mansion and collection to Les Arts Décoratifs on his death in 1935. His only daughter and her family were murdered in the Holocaust; the museum also displays family photographs and memorabilia.

Museum web page

 

Shoah Memorial: Museum and Contemporary Jewish Documentation Center

17 rue Geoffroy l’Asnier
75004 Paris, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 42 77 44 72 (Information desk)
Fax: +33 (0)1 53 01 17 44
Email: contact@memorialdelashoah.org
Website : www.memorialdelashoah.org

 

 

BOUXWILLER

 

Alsatian-Jewish Museum

62a Grand-rue, 67330 Bouxwiller
Tel./Fax : +33 (0) 3 88 709 717 
Email : museejudeoalsacien@orange.fr

Regional Jewish museum, located in the former synagogue, built in 1842.

 

Friends of the Alsatian-Jewish Museum

An association dedicated to preserving Jewish heritage in Alsace, in particular in small towns and villages. It was established in 1984 with the original goal of saving the Bouxwiller synagogue and transforming it into a Jewish museum.

 

MARSEILLES

 

Museum of the Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean (MUCEM)

1 esplanade du J4
13002 Marseille
Tel: +33 (0 )4 84 35 13 13

 

Opened in 2012, the museum features art and artifacts from Europe and the Mediterranean basin, including works of Jewish cultural heritage.

 

NICE

 

Marc Chagall National Museum

Avenue du Docteur Ménard
06000 Nice
Tel: + 33 (0) 4 93 53 87 20
Fax : + 33 (0)4 93 53 87 39