Gorizia/Nova Gorica: A unique transborder Jewish cemetery project; Italy and Slovenia

  The historic Jewish heritage sites of Gorizia, in northeastern Italy, comprise a rare example of local Jewish sites separated by an international border: the 18th century synagogue and former Jewish ghetto area are in one country, Italy …. and … Continue reading

Kristallnacht: Marking the anniversary with wonderful synagogues, 2017 edition

  By now it’s a JHE tradition. The night of November 9-10 marks the  79th anniversary of the so-called Kristallnacht pogrom in 1938, when the Nazis launched coordinated violent attacks on Jews, Jewish property and Jewish places of worship all … Continue reading

Poland: Special Report on 2017 restoration work in Białystok Jewish cemetery

    Prof. Heidi M. Szpek has written an illustrated special report for JHE on the work that was carried out last summer, 2017, in the Bagnówka Jewish cemetery in Białystok, Poland, as part of the long-term restoration of the … Continue reading