Jewish Heritage Europe

Poland: Read a discussion of the painted decorations in the Remu synagogue (revealed during renovation a decade ago) and choices made by conservators

JHE friend Dr. Samuel Gruber has posted on his blog a detailed discussion about the multiple layers of painted decoration in the 16th century Remu synagogue in Krakow that makes a fascinating and informative read. The Remu, built in 1551, … continue reading →

France: The Synagogue in Schirmeck, under restoration, receives a heritage award

(JHE) — Mazel tov to the synagogue of Schirmeck, in the Bas-Rhin department of Alsace, which is one of the 10 recipients of the “Committed to Heritage” award, presented by the Ministry of Territorial Cohesion and Relations with Local Authorities, … continue reading →

Poland: Zoom talk Wednesday with Witold Wrzosinski, the director of Warsaw’s Okopowa St. Jewish Cemetery

If you’re interested in the vast Okopowa st Jewish cemetery in Warsaw, which is undergoing constant clean-up and renovation work, make sure you register and tune in on Wednesday (Oct. 27) for the Zoom in on the Forum session with … continue reading →