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Polish Radio Hebrew Service Reports on Krakow Conference

Hagay HaCohen writes a long, information article about the Managing Jewish Built Heritage Conference in Krakow, for Polish Radio’s Hebrew language service. Click here to view the story (in Hebrew — but google translate gives pretty much of the gist) … continue reading →

Hundreds of Jewish Markings Catalogued in Portuguese town

Portugal’s Lusa news agency reports that Portuguese researchers have discovered hundreds of secret markings that Jews left on buildings in the town of Seia, in northern Portugal, following their forced conversion to Catholicism in the 16th century. Reporting on the … continue reading →

Award to Ukrainian who’s restoring 16th century Sataniv synagogue

JTA reports that Boris Slobodnyuk, a  Ukrainian Christian who is working to save the dilapidated, 16th-century fortress synagogue in Sataniv,was honored at an interaith forum in Kiev. It said Slobodnyuk received the forum’s 2013 Crystal Noah Tolerance Award on Tuesday at … continue reading →