Jewish Heritage Europe

Romania: the Moorish-style Memorial Synagogue in Cluj (Kolozsvár) is under restoration; a Jewish social & cultural center is also to be developed

  Fullscale restoration work is under way at the so-called Memorial to the Deportees Synagogue in Cluj-Napoca (Koloszvár), Romania, and a Jewish cultural and social center will be developed next to it. Work began at the beginning of October, and … continue reading →

UK: Manchester Reform Synagogue, earmarked for demolition, is “preserved” as immersive virtual reality experience

  Researchers have created a detailed digital record of the Manchester Reform Synagogue in a way that is meant to preserve it for future generations as an “immersive virtual reality” experience combining architecture, history, archives, and memories. The project, the … continue reading →