From August 5 to 19, 2019, nearly 30 volunteers from the US-based Bialystok Cemetery Restoration Project (BCRP) worked on the Bagnowka Jewish Cemetery in Białystok, Poland, joined by local Polish volunteers. ...
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From August 5 to 19, 2019, nearly 30 volunteers from the US-based Bialystok Cemetery Restoration Project (BCRP) worked on the Bagnowka Jewish Cemetery in Białystok, Poland, joined by local Polish
A new round of application for grants from the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe is now open for four of its grants categories: Academic Jewish Studies; Museums; Jewish Education; and Archives
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Poland: “Treasure chest” crammed with hundreds of ritual objects and other material uncovered during preliminary restoration work at the 18th century Wieliczka synagogue
Archaeologists carrying out preliminary work ahead of a planned renovation of the abandoned 18th-century synagogue in Wieliczka, Poland have discovered a “treasure chest” full of ritual items and other precious
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While working in the archives of the Alpes-Maritimes in Nice, France, sorting Holocaust-era documents related to a 20th century politician in Vichy France, American historian Robert Levitt ran across a letter that gripped his attention like no other. It was a letter from a man about to be deported by the Gestapo because they were convinced he was Jewish, when in actuality he was not. In this personal essay Levitt writes how this letter changed the way he thought about Nice and led to his continuing study of the long and tumultuous history of Jews in the city, from medieval times to the present.