Jewish Heritage Europe

Poland: Krzysztof Bielawski’s important book “The Destruction of Jewish Cemeteries in Poland” is published in English! (… and we post the Foreword by JHE’s Ruth Ellen Gruber)

JHE friend Krzysztof Bielawski’s important book, The Destruction of Jewish Cemeteries in Poland, is about to come out in English, published by Academic Studies Press — and you can already pre-order it via amazon and other platforms. Krzysztof  is a … continue reading →

Austria: The more the €1 million restoration of the Jewish cemetery in St. Pölten, carried out with federal and provincial funding, has been completed. It is being handed over to the city for longterm upkeep.

The newly-restored Jewish cemetery in St. Pölten, May 2024 Photo © National Fund/Judith Pfeffer

The more the €1 million restoration of the “new” Jewish cemetery in St. Pölten, carried out with federal and provincial funding,  has been completed, and on Friday (June 28) the cemetery will be handed over to the St. Pölten local … continue reading →

Czech Republic: Last chance to visit the longstanding exhibits in the Prague Jewish Museum’s Klausen synagogue and Ceremonial hall. They close July 1 for revamping and installation of brand new exhibits

This week is your last chance to see the longstanding exhibits in the Klausen synagogue and Ceremonial Hall, which form part of the Prague Jewish Museum. Both buildings will be closed July 1 and their exhibits will be removed — … continue reading →