Jewish Heritage Europe

Poland: Jason Francisco on Reconstruction and Memory (from Sanok to Połaniec)

    For some years now, the noted photographer and writer Jason Francisco has been exploring the impact of Jewish built heritage on memory in Poland and Ukraine. This past summer we featured his essay on L’viv and the Golden … continue reading →

World Monuments Fund restoration work update: Iaşi and Venice

  Thanks to new grants, the World Monuments Fund has announced further steps in synagogue restoration projects in Venice, Italy and Iaşi, Romania.   Iaşi — Great Synagogue restoration nears completion After years of work, the WMF notes that the conservation … continue reading →

Houses of Life: Hanno Loewy on tangible connections to Jewish memory & heritage

    In our new Have Your Say op-ed, Hanno Loewy, the director of the Jewish Museum in Hohenems, Austria, visits Trieste, Italy and describes how family history often provides tangible connections to Jewish memory and heritage, with Jewish built … continue reading →