With on-site work on hold due to the coronavirus crisis, the foundation creating the Lost Shtetl Museum and memorial complex in the Lithuanian town of Šeduva has reached out to the local community with ...
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Lithuania: The Šeduva Jewish Memorial Foundation donates €15,000 for Covid-19 emergency supplies, with on-site work on Lost Shtetl museum on hold because of the crisis
With on-site work on hold due to the coronavirus crisis, the foundation creating the Lost Shtetl Museum and memorial complex in the Lithuanian town of Šeduva has reached out to
A rich new interactive digital resource provides detailed audio, video, and text information about the life and history of London’s East End — the city’s historic Jewish immigrant neighborhood. It’s
The long-abandoned synagogue of Kővágóörs, a village near the north shore of Hungary’s Lake Balaton, is – finally – set to be reconstructed. A foundation set up last year has
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This year marks the 160th birthday of the Hungarian architect Lipot Baumhorn, the most prolific synagogue architect in pre-WW2 Europe. His life and work this year are a focus of the EU-funded Rediscover Jewish Heritage project, a network of nine cities in eight countries, cooperating on ways to reveal and promote their often hidden Jewish history. Earlier this year, representatives of three of the partner cities met in Timisoara, Romania – a city where Baumhorn was active. They made a rare visit to the so-called Fabric District Synagogue, designed by Baumhorn and built between 1897 and 1899. The Fabric today stands in dangerously dilapidated condition and is closed to the public, but it is still magnificent. In this Have Your Say members of the Rediscover group tell us what they saw.