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 ...
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CORONAVIRUS - COVID-19 EMERGENCY -- CAUTIOUS REOPENING...
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Each of these essays reflects personal involvement or analysis by scholars, experts, and hands-on Jewish heritage stakeholders.
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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
Round-up: Jewish cemetery clean-ups in Coronavirus times…Some go forward, some are cancelled, some postponed
Every year on Jewish Heritage Europe we post round-ups of various initiatives and projects aimed at restoring and cleaning up Jewish cemeteries that take place throughout the spring and summer
GUEST POST: Emile Schrijver, Chair of the Board of the AEJM, on European Jewish Museums after Corona
As Jewish museums reopen after COVID-19 lockdowns, we are pleased to share this Guest Post by Emile Schrijver, the Chair of the Board of the Association of European Jewish Museums.