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Belarus: Comprehensive survey of Jewish cemeteries announced

The European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative will launch in early July a three-month project to “comprehensively survey the Jewish cemeteries of Belarus.” Training is currently under way for the teams that will go out in the field. ESJF said its survey … continue reading →

Lithuania: Joniškis White Synagogue reopens; unique Jewish heritage complex restored

  The so-called White Synagogue in Joniškis in northern Lithuania officially reopens as a cultural venue next month after restoration, joining the neighboring Red Synagogue, which reopened for cultural use in 2014, to a unique Jewish cultural and heritage ensemble. … continue reading →