Jewish Heritage Europe

Synagogue restoration….and identity

  A new documentary film, Restoring Tomorrow, chronicles the enormous and complex process of renovating and restoring the magnificent Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles — and also the impact that following this process had on the filmmaker, Aaron Wolf, and his own Jewish identity. … continue reading →

Italy: new president of national Italian Judaism museum

Mazel tov to Dario Disegni, who has become president of the National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah (MEIS), which is under development in Ferrara. Culture Minister Dario Franceschini named Disegni president of the museum foundation’s board of directors, replacing Riccardo Calimani, … continue reading →

New resource: illustrated glossary of conservation terms

What should be a valuable new resource for conservators and preservationists is out — and available for free PDF download, as well as for purchase in print. EwaGlos is a multi-lingual, illustrated glossary of conservation terms for wall paintings and architectural … continue reading →