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Turkey: Major online resource launched — vast database of Jewish cemeteries in Turkey, encompassing more than 61,000 gravestones

This is major — a vast Digitized Database of Turkish Jewish Cemeteries has just been launched online and made available to the public by the Goldstein Goren Diaspora Research Center at Tel Aviv University.  Called A World Beyond: Jewish Cemeteries … continue reading →

The JHE June Newsletter is out

The Jewish Heritage Europe Newsletter for June is out. In this edition, news, views, and insights from Netherlands, Germany, Hungary, Austria, the UK, Belarus, Poland, Italy, and Slovakia. There’s also information on Jewish museums and Jewish cemetery clean-ups around Europe, … continue reading →

Shavua tov! Greeting the week with an online exhibit of paper cuts by Danuta Petruczenko inspired by the decoration of historic synagogues

Shavua tov! We are starting the week with a small online exhibit of colorful paper cuts by Warsaw-based Danuta Petruczenko. Almost all of them are based on present-day reconstructions of the intricate painted decoration found in historic synagogues, most of … continue reading →