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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.
The JHE Monthly Newsletter for May is out! Catch up on JHE news, views, and insights from Ukraine, Romania, France, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary — and more.
Did you miss something on Jewish Heritage Europe over the past month? Catch up with our monthly Newsletter for MAY, now out! News, views, and insights from Ukraine, Romania,
There is much related to our JHE focus — and of interest to our readers — in this international conference which takes place at the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in
(JHE) — We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent death of Rabbi Abraham Ginsberg, the Executive Director of the London-based Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in
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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.