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Czech Republic: Vote online to help the restoration of the village synagogue in Police win a regional heritage award!

(JHE) –– Vote online — and help the restoration of the little rural synagogue in the village of Police u Jemnice win a regional heritage award! The synagogue restoration, completed last year, is one of the  heritage projects up for … continue reading →

Call for Applicants: Grant for Research in the Field of History and Culture of the Jews in Russia (before Peter the Great)

We are pleased to share this Call for Applications by the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow. Foreign and Russian researchers are invited to apply for a grant funding:  “Research in the Field of History and Culture of the … continue reading →

Poland: Warsaw’s Okopowa st. Jewish cemetery is the only Jewish heritage site among 444 winners of competition for state restoration funding. More than 2250 projects applied

(JHE) — The Okopowa st. Jewish cemetery in Warsaw is the only Jewish site among 444 historic sites to win state financial support in the first stage of a twice a year competition for conservation funding organized by the Ministry … continue reading →

Lithuania: a third former synagogue in Kedainiai, the former 19th century Great Kloyz, is undergoing restoration

A long-disused former synagogue in the town of Kedainiai is under renovation with EU funding for use as a cultural space. Its restoration means that Kedainiai will have three such restored synagogues — a unique situation in Lithuania. Two, both … continue reading →