Mazel tov to Johannes Reiss, who received the Vienna Jewish Community (IKG)’s highest award for his “services to the Austrian Jewish Museum and for his commitment to researching and preserving ...
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Austria: Mazel tov to Johannes Reiss, recipient of the Vienna Jewish Community’s highest award for his work at the Austrian Jewish Museum and his commitment to preserving Jewish cultural heritage
Mazel tov to Johannes Reiss, who received the Vienna Jewish Community (IKG)’s highest award for his “services to the Austrian Jewish Museum and for his commitment to researching and preserving
JHE Encore Post: Our Hanukkah video — synagogue wall and ceiling paintings and other decoration that almost remind us of fancy gift wrapping….
Hanukkah begins tonight….we hope that the Festival of Light will inspire us in these difficult times. As it has become a tradition to give gifts during the holiday —
Poland: Mazel tov to Mariusz Sokołowski, recipient of the 2023 POLIN Award presented by the POLIN Museum in Warsaw. And Mazel tov to the runners up and to Special Award winner Andrzej Folwarczny and the Forum for Dialogue team
Mazel tov to Mariusz Sokołowski, who has won the 2023 POLIN award, granted annually by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw to people “actively working
Austria: Esther Heiss is new director of the Austrian Jewish Museum ( Österreichisches Jüdisches Museum) in Eisenstadt
Mazel tov to Esther Heiss, the new Director of the Austrian Jewish Museum ( Österreichisches Jüdisches Museum) in Eisenstadt. Heiss, 28, took up the post on December 1, replacing longtime
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.