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CZ: Photographer captures “Invisible Synagogues” — blank spaces where destroyed synagogues once stood in cities, towns, and villages in the Czech Republic

Many photographers have focused their work on surviving — if ruined — Jewish heritage sites in Europe. The Czech photographer Štěpán Bartoš has a documentation, exhibit, and book project where he photographs the blank spaces in the Czech Republic where … continue reading →

The JHE monthly newsletter for November is out!

  Did you miss something on JHE this past month? Catch up with our Newsletter — the November — Hanukkah — issue is now out. News, views, and insights from Ukraine, France,  Moldova, Lithuania, Poland, Italy, UK, Portugal, Turkey and more … continue reading →

Germany: “Ganz Rein!”– the touring exhibit of Peter Seidel’s Mikvah photographs — is mounted in Friedberg, site of Europe’s remarkable and largest known mikvah, dating from the 13th century and fully preserved

The German photographer Peter Seidel’s touring exhibit of his photographs of mikvaot — ritual baths — is on show in Friedberg, the town near Frankfurt am Main where Europe’s largest known mikvah, dating from the 13th century, is located. Called … continue reading →

Happy Hanukkah 2021 from JHE!

Jewish Heritage Europe wishes all our readers and friends a Happy Hanukkah! Thank you for your interest and support — and thanks especially to those of you who have contacted us with questions and comments, with news of publications and … continue reading →