Ecco il sommario settimanale in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici in Europa. Novità provenienti da Polonia, Francia, UK, Russia, Europa… SOMMARIO 12-17 GENNAIO 2020 ...
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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.
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
We are pleased to share the Call for Papers for two upcoming conferences, one in Southampton in July 2020 and one in Moscow in January-February 2021. (Click on orange headers
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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.