Jewish Heritage Europe

Scotland: new Heritage Lottery grant means go-ahead for Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre

Thanks to a substantial new grant from the National Heritage Lottery, work will begin this month (May) on construction of a new Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre at Glasgow’s historic Garnethill synagogue, with launch of the facility scheduled for summer 2019. … continue reading →

Ukraine: progress at renovation of Glanzer synagogue in Lviv

Significant progress has been made in the renovation of the Jakob Glanzer synagogue in Lviv, one of only two synagogue buildings in the city that survive intact. The synagogue, known for its tall arched windows, was built in 1841-44 and … continue reading →

Nominations invited for prize for preservation of a modernist building (… a synagogue, perhaps?)

The World Monuments Fund is inviting nominations for the 2018 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize — to be awarded to an architect, urban designer/planner, or other design professionals or firm in recognition of “an innovative intervention that preserved and saved … continue reading →