Though less than 20 years old, the modern New Synagogue in Chemnitz, Germany needs extensive structural repairs due to leakage and other issues. The city has greenlighted a further €300,000 grant to continue ...
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Germany: Though less than 20 years old, the Chemnitz New Synagogue needs extensive repairs; the city greenlights €300,000 for further work
Though less than 20 years old, the modern New Synagogue in Chemnitz, Germany needs extensive structural repairs due to leakage and other issues. The city has greenlighted a further €300,000
Italy: Rabbi Amedeo Spagnoletto named new director of MEIS – National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah
A scholarly rabbi from Rome is the new director of Italy’s state-run National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah (MEIS). The museum’s board unanimously chose Rabbi Amedeo Spagnoletto, 52,
Survey of Jewish built heritage in Iraq and Syria completed; 27 still extant sites considered endangered; four priority restoration sites targeted
The Jewish Cultural Heritage Initiative (JCHI) — a joint project of the London-based Foundation for Jewish Heritage (FJH) and the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR)— has completed an initial
After nearly three months of Coronavirus shutdown, the grand synagogue in Florence opened for a day on Sunday, with an art installation marking Shavuot that directly channeled the work of