(JHE) — After years of efforts by a citizens’ group — and a recent major government grant — restoration work on the village synagogue in Laudenbach, Germany is beginning — ...
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Germany: The synagogue in Laudenbach is under restoration thanks to govt grant after years of lobbying by citizens’ group. At the same time documentation of inscriptions goes on in the Jewish cemetery
(JHE) — After years of efforts by a citizens’ group — and a recent major government grant — restoration work on the village synagogue in Laudenbach, Germany is beginning —
Germany: Three-year project underway to document all Jewish cemeteries in Bavaria — with a priority on the eroding inscriptions. The Jewish cemetery in Laudenbach is an example
(JHE) — An ambitious three-year project is under way to document all the Jewish cemeteries in Bavaria, with a priority on the weathered or fast-eroding inscriptions. The project was launched
Poland: Galicia Jewish Museum mobile app showcases Photographs from Jewish Poland, from the 19th century to the present
(JHE) — Krakow’s Galicia Jewish Museum has launched a mobile app that uses historic and contemporary photographs to tell the story of Polish Jews and their environments from the late
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JHE contributor Michele Migliori recently took part in the clean up of a neglected Jewish cemetery in a remote part of Hungary. In a Have Your Say personal essay he writes about the experience — and about uncomfortable questions that can crop up even when performing a mitzvah