Every so often we like to showcase artwork inspired by Jewish built heritage. Today, we present the work of two New York artists, Murray Zimiles and Bill Farran, who have both used the image and ...
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FURTHER UPDATE: Romanian Jewish Federation asks to block auction of Siret Ark, files criminal complaint. See FEDROM statement, comparison pictures
Romanian Jewish leaders have filed a criminal complaint for fraud regarding the dismantling of the historic Aron ha Kodesh (Ark) of the synagogue in Siret and its removal to Israel
Update: Comparative photos, the historic Ark from the Synagogue in Siret, Romania, that was dismantled & taken to Israel where it is up for auction, and the “ticky-tacky” replica Ark installed in its place. Alarm raised.
The unauthorized dismantling of the historic Aron ha Kodesh (Ark) from the synagogue in Siret, Romania, and its removal to Israel, where it is to go on auction next week
Further Updated with Statement from Romanian Jewish Federation: Carved wooden ark of historic synagogue in Siret, Romania dismantled & taken to Israel, where it is up for auction
The carved and painted wooden Aron ha Kodesh (Ark) from the historic Great Synagogue in Siret, Romania has been dismantled and taken to Israel, where it will be sold at
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Prof. Marcin Wodziński of the University of Wrocław, Poland won a 2018 National Jewish Book Award for his volume Historical Atlas of Hasidism. In this personal essay, he describes how he was drawn to study Hasidism and explains how his book “atlasses” the rich material heritage of the Hasidic movement, physically, geographically, and spiritually, through maps and other in-depth exploration.