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Hungary: Restoration of the hauntingly beautiful, long-abandoned synagogue in Kőszeg has begun

(JHE) — Renovation of the long-abandoned 19th century synagogue in Kőszeg, in western Hungary on the Austrian border, has finally begun, following years of false starts and failed announcements. The work represents the first phase of a larger plan that … continue reading →

Germany: Frankfurt Jewish Museum reopens with new core exhibition, new interactive features, new Frank family center,new building annex and more

(JHE) — After five years of closure for revamp and reconstruction, the Jewish Museum in Frankfurt has reopened  — with a totally new core exhibit, new interactive and other features that include an archival exhibit on the Frankfurt roots of … continue reading →

Austria Update: Restoration of the former synagogue in Kobersdorf (in Burgenland) is now under way

(JHE) — Restoration work has begun at the former synagogue in Kobersdorf. As we reported last year, the Austrian land (region) of Burgenland purchased the former synagogue  and intends to restore it for use as a cultural site.  The Burgenland … continue reading →