Jewish Heritage Europe

Inauguration of newly restored synagogue in Debrecen, Hungary

  Mazel tov! Just in time for Rosh Hashana, a ceremony in Debrecen, Hungary on Sunday celebrated the re-opening of the city’s 104-year-old Kápolnás street synagogue, after a fullscale renovation financed as part of a  more than €1.41 million grant from the European Union’s … continue reading →

Online courses in care of museum objects; collections; conservation

This will be of interest to institutions as well as individuals: The Museum of London is offering online courses on the care, conservation and preservation of collections and artifacts. Sounds like a valuable opportunity! From the Museum’s web site: Conservators … continue reading →

U.S. congress member honored for law protecting cemeteries

  The United States Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad  has honored U.S. Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) for having sponsored a new law, the “Protect Cemeteries Act,”  that makes the desecration of cemeteries a violation of religious freedom. Meng … continue reading →

Two new e-books on Jewish heritage in Romania

Two books on Jewish heritage in Romania that were originally published in hardback have now come out as E-books on the i-Books platform, available via iTunes, making them finally available to a wider public. Click the blue links to get … continue reading →