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UK: Go-ahead for apartments in Liverpool’s Greenbank synagogue

The Liverpool Echo reports that the official go-ahead has been granted to convert the disused Greenbank Synagogue into 22 apartments, as well as build 36 new apartments within the grounds. Despite objections from at least 10 residents, local councillors and … continue reading →

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 →