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Happy birthday(s) synagogues! A selection of synagogue buildings in several countries that are marking significant anniversaries this year and a summary of celebratory events

Happy Birthday(s) Synagogues! This year a number of synagogue buildings have celebrated or will celebrate a significant anniversary of their dedication with public ceremonies, lectures, and talks — in-person or online, and with guided tours, temporary exhibitions, concerts, and also, … continue reading →

Simchat Torah 2021! Rejoicing with Images of Arks (and Bimahs)

(JHE) — Simchat Torah — Rejoicing in the Torah, the Jewish festival that celebrates the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings (and beginning of the new cycle), begins this week at sundown on Tuesday and ends at nightfall on … continue reading →

Poland update: New Regional Museum opens in renovated former synagogue in Susz

The new Regional Museum in the small town of Susz, in northern Poland, has opened in the renovated, red brick former synagogue. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place September 24. The project was undertaken by the local Galea Historical and Research … continue reading →

Job Opportunity: Wiener Holocaust Library — Part-time, three-year Community Engagement Coordinator

We are pleased to share this job opportunity for a part-time, three-year position as Community Engagement Coordinator, posted by our friends at the Wiener Holocaust Library in London. The WHL is the world’s oldest Holocaust archive and the home of Britain’s largest … continue reading →