Jewish Heritage Europe

January 27, 2022: International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Shoah memorials that name names, and personalize those who were murdered

(JHE) — January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1945, is marked in many countries as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is an occasion for commemorative ceremonies, educational programs, and other initiatives. Monuments and memorials are also … continue reading →

Poland: A powerful new commemorative complex marks Warsaw Ghetto mass graves at the Okopowa st Jewish cemetery (see video)

(JHE) — A striking new memorial complex in Warsaw’s Okopowa street Jewish cemetery now marks one of Europe’s biggest World War II mass burial sites — two deep pits containing the mass graves of thousands of Jews who died or … continue reading →

Our first Have Your Say of 2022: CEU Prof. Carsten Wilke on how In Vienna, a University Program Teaches Jewish Cultural Heritage, filling a growing professional need

In our first “Have Your Say” personal essay of 2022 — In Vienna, a University Program Teaches Jewish Cultural Heritage, filling a growing professional need — Prof. Carsten Wilke​ of Central European University describes CEU’s unique MA specialization program in Jewish Cultural … continue reading →