We are pleased to share this Call for Papers for a conference scheduled to take place in Kharkiv, Ukraine, in April 2024. Expanding of the Boundaries: Jewish Artistic Heritage of Ukraine April 9–10, ...
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Call for Papers: “Expanding of the Boundaries: Jewish Artistic Heritage of Ukraine” conference, April 2024, Kharkiv, Ukraine
We are pleased to share this Call for Papers for a conference scheduled to take place in Kharkiv, Ukraine, in April 2024. Expanding of the Boundaries: Jewish Artistic Heritage of Ukraine
Italy: Fundraising campaign kicked off to restore the 18th century synagogue in Siena, damaged by an earthquake in February
The Jewish community of Florence has launched a fundraising campaign for the restoration of the 18th century synagogue in Siena, which was damaged in an earthquake in February. (The small
Germany: UNESCO adds Erfurt’s medieval Jewish heritage to its World Heritage list. The Old Synagogue, the mikveh, and the so-called Stone House, dating from the late 11th to mid-14th centuries
(JHE) — The new year brings good news! UNESCO, the UN’s cultural body, has placed the complex of medieval Jewish buildings in Erfurt, in eastern Germany, on its World Heritage
In September 2022, JHE Contributor Michele Migliori began field work in Argentina to document synagogues and other Jewish heritage sites for his PhD research at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University. His focus is on how synagogues in the Argentine countryside resemble European ones as the product of European Jewish immigration. What’s European in these Argentine synagogues? And what elements in their art and architecture are, instead, local? These are among the questions he is asking. In addition, what is their condition and state of preservation – or lack of preservation? In this personal essay, Michele provides a look at his research.