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Poland: Gwozdziec Synagogue Painting Project is under way

  The summer workshops around Poland to reconstruct the intricate painted murals on the replicated ceiling of the 17th-century Gwozdziec synagogue have gotten under way! The workshops are taking place in five synagogues (active and non) around Poland: Gdansk, Sejny, … continue reading →

England — Plymouth synagogue celebrates 250th anniversary

Mazel tov! The synagogue in Plymouth, England has celebrated its 250th birthday. Founded in 1762, it is the oldest functioning Ashkenazic synagogue in the English-speaking world. Writes the London Jewish Chronicle: Its special anniversary celebrations on Sunday marked the community’s … continue reading →