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UK Update: Emergency fund-raising campaign for Brighton’s Middle Street Synagogue is extended

The Brighton and Hove Hebrew Congregation (BHHC) has extended an emergency fund-raising campaign to restore the historic Middle Street Synagogue in Brighton, after the original campaign last week fell far short of the £250,000 goal, raising less than £76,000 as … continue reading →

Ukraine: A photographic art exhibit showcases details of carved iconography from the historic Jewish cemetery in Sataniv. Its aim is to highlight Jewish heritage culture in Ukraine

(JHE) — A photographic art exhibit based on the carved designs of the centuries old gravestones in the historic Jewish cemetery in Sataniv, Ukraine is currently mounted in a recently opened museum in Horodok, western Ukraine. The exhibit, called The … continue reading →

Poland: Long(er) read! Dr. Heidi M. Szpek’s detailed report on the Bagnowka Cemetery Restoration Project’s work in 2022 in Białystok, including recovery of long-buried early 19th century matzevot

In August, members of the U.S.-based  Białystok Cemetery Restoration Project (BCRP), carried out their first field work in the Bagnowka Jewish cemetery in Białystok Poland, since before the pandemic. We posted earlier about some of the discoveries — particularly of the … continue reading →