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Lithuania: much more on Pakruojis synagogue

Our recent post on the restoration project for the wooden synagogue in Pakruojis, Lithuania generated a lot of interest. So, to add to it, we’re posting here a link to the excellent digital presentation about the synagogue prepared some years … continue reading →

Italy: Jewish heritage “virtual tours” — expanding the scope

The Italian Jewish community is introducing a series of “virtual tours” that will enable far-flung users to “visit” Jewish heritage sites and museums from anywhere there is an internet connection. The Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) has announced a competition … continue reading →

Lithuania: Restoration work on historic Pakruojis wooden synagogue under way

Restoration of the historic wooden synagogue in Pakruojis, Lithuania, is going forward with a more than €568,000 grant from the Lichtenstein/Iceland/Norway European Economic Area (EEA). A conference Sept. 29 in Pakruojis  highlighted the renovation, which should be completed in 2017. The building … continue reading →