Jewish Heritage Europe

Poland: Annual Preserving Memory Awards presented

The 19th annual “Preserving Memory” awards honoring non-Jewish Poles who preserve, protect, maintain, and promote Jewish heritage in Poland were presented at a ceremony at the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow on June 26. The awards were established in 1998 … continue reading →

Lithuania: Vilnius begins dismantling building constructed of Jewish gravestones

    Work has begun to remove part of an electric transformer station in Vilnius which was built during  the Soviet era using gravestones from Jewish graves of the once-vast Užupis Jewish cemetery on Olandu street, which was almost totally … continue reading →