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“The Last Palace” – New book brings a century of Prague mansion’s (Jewish & other) history alive

  Nearly seven years ago, at Hanukkah 2011, the then-U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Norm Eisen, hosted the pre-launch of Jewish Heritage Europe at the palatial ambassadorial residence in Prague. JHE Director Ruth Ellen Gruber demonstrated our site to … continue reading →

Poland: Jewish cemetery memorial inaugurates new multicultural heritage trail in Gostynin

A ceremony Thursday (Sept. 20) unveiled a memorial at the destroyed Jewish cemetery and officially inaugurated a new, multi-cultural heritage trail in the small town of Gostynin, in central Poland. The new memorial  includes a metal cage containing fragments of … continue reading →

Final call for papers:  “Unhealed Breach” or a Good Divorce? –The Hungarian Jewish Congress (1868-69) and the “Schism” in Historical Perspective

There’s still time to submit a proposal for a paper at a conference marking the 150th anniversary of the 1868-69 Jewish Congress in Hungary, which led to the “schism” in Hungarian Jewry into Neolog, Orthodox, and Status Quo ante communities … continue reading →

Call for applicants: AEPJ Incubator Project for Jewish heritage routes

Do you want to promote local, regional, or national Jewish heritage tourism? Our friends at the European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage (AEPJ) are seeking institutions and associations interested in participating in the new AEPJ … continue reading →

Hungary: Jewish cemetery renovation in Balatonfüred to help form multi-faith memorial landscape area

The renovation of the old Jewish cemetery in the Lake Balaton resort town of Balatonfüred will add the Jewish component to a memorial park area that will encompass old cemeteries of three local religious groups — Jewish, Protestant, and Roman … continue reading →