The year 2022 marks the 10th anniversary of Jewish Heritage Europe, and we are celebrating it throughout the year with special content. The theme of JHE’s 10th birthday celebrations ...
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Each of these essays reflects personal involvement or analysis by scholars, experts, and hands-on Jewish heritage stakeholders.
We keep them in an archive -- where you can read them for more in-depth insight and first-hand stories.
Anniversary of Anniversaries: The 100th anniversary of the orthodox Ez Chaim synagogue in Leipzig — destroyed on Kristallnacht — will be marked by a week of commemorative events Sept 4-11
The year 2022 marks the 10th anniversary of Jewish Heritage Europe, and we are celebrating it throughout the year with special content. The theme of JHE’s 10th birthday celebrations is the “Anniversary of Anniversaries” — that is, using
The JHE 10th Anniversary: Download our New Report Brochure and watch the National Library of Israel video of Ruth Ellen Gruber and Samuel D. Gruber in conversation
For our 10th Anniversary this year, JHE’s Ruth Ellen Gruber was the focus of “New Realities of Jewish Heritage in Europe,” an online program of the National Library of Israel.
Applications are open for the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe’s Autumn 2022 grant programmes. Applications are welcome in several categories, with the Applications Deadline September 12, 2022: Archives and Libraries The
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Art historian and Jewish heritage researcher Dr. Eugeny Kotlyar, a professor at the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts, was forced to flee from Kharkiv to Lviv after Russian forces bombarded the city.
In this powerful personal essay he describes his journey through Ukraine, which took him and his family through favorite Jewish places he had researched and written about for years — former shtetls which had been home to historic Tzaddikim.
He reflects on how he somehow felt safe in these places, redolent of Jewish history and heritage, and the prevailing power of the sages.