The Covid-19 crisis has forced the cancellation of Europe’s most famous Jewish culture festival — the annual Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, Poland, which was to have celebrated this summer ...
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The Covid-19 crisis has forced the cancellation of Europe’s most famous Jewish culture festival — the annual Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, Poland, which was to have celebrated this summer
Locked down? (Episode 3) More online exhibits & virtual tours to fascinating Jewish museums and other Jewish heritage sites to pique your interest and keep you busy
Has the COVID-19 crisis got you stuck at home because of quarantine, lockdown, or social distancing? Welcome to Episode 3 of “Jewish Heritage locked down edition.” We’re posting links to
Lajos Erdélyi, Holocaust survivor and photographer who pioneered documentation of Jewish cemeteries in Romania, dies at 90
We mourn the death of Lajos Erdélyi, a Holocaust survivor from Transylvania who as a journalist and photographer was a pioneer in the post-Holocaust documentation of Jewish cemeteries in Romania.
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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.