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Jul
18
Thu
Tour of Vilna Great Synagogue excavations @ Vilna Great Synagogue site
Jul 18 @ 12:00 – 13:00
Tour of Vilna Great Synagogue excavations @ Vilna Great Synagogue site | Vilnius | Vilniaus apskritis | Lithuania

Take a guided tour of the ongoing archaeological excavations at the site of the destroyed Great Synagogue in Vilnius, where archaeologists have discovered the mikvehs and the foundations of the Bimah, among other things.

Aug
4
Sun
Discussing Future Use of the Pacov Synagogue @ Chateau, Pacov, CZ
Aug 4 @ 09:00 – 16:00
Discussing Future Use of the Pacov Synagogue @ Chateau, Pacov, CZ | Pacov | Kraj Vysočina | Czechia

One-day seminar to discuss ideas for the future use of the former synaogue in Pacov, CZ, followed by a tour of the building.

 

Program:

9.45–11am Tobiáš Smolík: Columbaria, Clubhouses, Fairgrounds: Current Faces and Roles of the Jewish Museums
 
11.15am–12.15pm Michal Arend: Can Former Pacov Synagogue Remain One Even When There Are No Jews in Pacov and Surrounds Anymore?
 
12.30–2pm: Lunch break
 
2.15–3.45pm Pavel Tychtl: 20th Century History of Pacov Jews in the Light of Newly Discovered Sources
 

5–6pm: Synagogue tour

 

Sep
1
Sun
European Day of Jewish Culture @ all over Europe
Sep 1 all-day
European Day of Jewish Culture @ all over Europe | 0

The annual European Day (or Days) of Jewish Culture kicks off September 1st.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the event — which takes place in hundreds of locations all over Europe.

JHE Director Ruth Ellen Gruber took part in the meeting in Paris in 1999 that established the EDJC, and she will be writing about it in a post on the web site.

 

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