Jewish Heritage Europe

Call for applications — First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis

We are happy to post this notice of what looks like it will be a fascinating — and necessary — course next spring. Rather fittingly, the deadline for submitting the application form is November 9,  2015 — the anniversary of Kristallnacht.   International … continue reading →

UK: Penzance Jewish cemetery restoration complete

  Restoration work at the 18th century Jewish cemetery in Penzance, Cornwall has been completed but the cemetery will remain closed to the general public until Spring 2016. This, reports the Friends of the Jewish Cemetery, will be “to give the … continue reading →

Abandoned Jewish cemeteries: not just in Europe!

  Every so often, we post an item to remind readers that the challenges of dealing with abandoned Jewish cemeteries — while widespread and uphill in post-Holocaust, post-Communist Europe — also exist elsewhere. Recent articles — with pictures — detail the … continue reading →