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Poland: renovation of former Synagogue in Koronowo

With the signing of a contract with a construction company, the renovation of the former synagogue in Koronowo, Poland, near Bydgoszcz, northwest of Warsaw, is expected to be completed soon, with the building, owned by the municipality, to be transformed into a … continue reading →

Poland: Synagogue in Nowy Sącz back in use for worship

The synagogue in Nowy Sącz, Poland, which long housed a museum, is being used once again for religious services by Hassidim visiting the tombs of the Tzaddik Chaim Halberstam and his descendants in the Jewish cemetery. Virtual Shtetl reports that the museum management “handed over the keys to the … continue reading →

Lithuania: Cemetery work in Kaunas and Vilnius

Restoration work is beginning at the Old Jewish Cemetery in Zaliakalnis in Kaunas, Lithuania, the online news site reports. As we reported in August, the Municipality of Kaunas signed a cooperation agreement with Maceva, an NGO devoted to documenting and maintaining Jewish cemeteries … continue reading →