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Croatia Update: Restoration of former synagogue in Koprivnica will be completed thanks to new €2 million grant

(JHE) — Renovation of the former synagogue in Koprivnica, Croatia, will be completed thanks to a new €2 million grant from the EU, via Croatia’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan.  Mayor Mišel Jakšić signed the contract for it on December … continue reading →

Germany Update: Renovation of the former synagogue in Laudenbach is progressing well

The renovation of the 18th century former synagogue in Laudenbach, near Karlstadt in Bavaria, is progressing well and should be finished in 2024. Preliminary work on the building began (as we posted) in 2020. But the full-scale restoration work only … continue reading →

Jewish Cemetery Clean-ups 2023 — Round-up #4. More than three dozen initiatives in 13 countries. (We know we’ve missed some, so please add in the comments)

Every year, we post roundups of some of the many Jewish cemetery clean-up initiatives that take place in various European countries. It is so important to emphasize these efforts, as they are largely overlooked – while occasional vandalism grabs headlines. … continue reading →