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Yom haShoah 2022 — April 28. Shoah memorials that name names, and personalize those who were murdered

As has become our tradition for Yom ha Shoah, Israel and the Jewish world’s annual day of remembrance of the Holocaust (and also on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in January), we highlight some of the many monuments that name names … continue reading →

HUNGARY UPDATE: Restoration of the Karcag synagogue facade wins a “peoples choice” prize

Mazel tov! The recent restoration of the synagogue in Karcag has won a sort of “people’s choice” award — second place in the public vote in its category in the “Baumit Life Challenge” award, a prize sponsored  by the Baumit … continue reading →

The JHE Newsletter for April is out — Catch up with JHE news, views, and insights from Ukraine, Austria, France, Hungary, UK, Italy, Serbia, Czech Republic, and more.

  Did you miss something on Jewish Heritage Europe over the past month?   Catch up with our monthly Newsletter for APRIL, now out! (Yes, APRIL, even though — oops —  it says March….)   News, views, and insights from … continue reading →

Austria Update: The 19th century Kobersdorf synagogue reopens as a cultural and education site after full-scale restoration

The former synagogue in the town of Kobersdorf, in Austria’s Burgenland region, reopens this week after full-scale restoration over the past three years. It will be used as an educational, scholarly, and cultural centre programming exhibitions, concerts, symposia and other … continue reading →