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Italy: Take a stunning virtual tour of the ancient Jewish catacombs of Venosa, in southern Italy!

      We’ve written quite a bit about the extraordinary ancient Jewish catacombs in Venosa, in southern Italy and the project under way to present and present them. Now you can watch this rather amazing 3D computer reconstruction of … continue reading →

Synagogues documentary uses stunning drone footage. New York premiere is Sunday — or watch online on vimeo

Sacred Spaces: From Temple to Synagogue— a documentary film by Celia Lowenstein about the history, art, and architecture of synagogues — has its New York premiere on Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Chelsea Film Festival. It has been shown at … continue reading →

CZ: Ceremonial Hall at Bzenec Jewish cemetery under full restoration

The Ceremonial Hall at the historic Jewish cemetery in Bzenec, in southeast Moravia near the border with Slovakia, is under going full restoration to bring it back to its original appearance. Restoration of the exterior was recently completed. The building … continue reading →