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Call for Papers: “Judaism & Jewish Studies in the Modern World” student workshop

We are happy to share this Call for Papers for an international student workshop in Olomouc, Czech Republic in October 2018. Deadline for submissions is June 30. Proposals are especially encouraged on topics touching on “different aspects of rural and … continue reading →

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Lithuania: high-level ceremony breaks ground for Šeduva Lost Shtetl museum

Work to construct the state-of-the-art Lost Shtetl museum in Šeduva, Lithuania is under way. Ground was broken and the symbolic cornerstone laid in a ceremony Friday attended by Lithuania’s Prime Minister, Speaker of Parliament, Foreign Minister, senior diplomats, Jewish leaders, … continue reading →

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Scotland: new Heritage Lottery grant means go-ahead for Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre

Thanks to a substantial new grant from the National Heritage Lottery, work will begin this month (May) on construction of a new Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre at Glasgow’s historic Garnethill synagogue, with launch of the facility scheduled for summer 2019. … continue reading →

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Ukraine: progress at renovation of Glanzer synagogue in Lviv

Significant progress has been made in the renovation of the Jakob Glanzer synagogue in Lviv, one of only two synagogue buildings in the city that survive intact. The synagogue, known for its tall arched windows, was built in 1841-44 and … continue reading →

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