Jewish Heritage Europe

Ukraine: dramatic new video shows “before” and “during” states of the ongoing restoration of the Great Maharsha Synagogue in Ostroh

Dramatic new video compares the before and “during” states of the ongoing restoration of the once-devastated Great Maharsha Synagogue in Ostroh, Ukraine. What a change! We’ve been following this ambitious project with great interest and have posted earlier photos and … continue reading →

New (updated) book: Rediscovering Traces of Memory – the Jewish Heritage of Polish Galicia

The newly published second edition of Rediscovering Traces of Memory: The Jewish Heritage of Polish Galicia is a much-needed revised and expanded companion to the permanent exhibition at the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow — an exhibition that itself has … continue reading →

CZ: Restoration of Great Synagogue in Plzen to begin soon; details

  Plans are moving forward for the restoration of the monumental twin-towered Great Synagogue and nearby rabbi’s house in Plzeň (Pilsen) in the Czech Republic.  According to local media, tenders are going out now, and work should begin within the next … continue reading →