Jewish Heritage Europe

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Feb
21
Thu
Esrat Nashim – women in the synagogue a matter of sanctity? @ Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg
Feb 21 – Feb 22 all-day

A workshop on Medieval Jewish history and traditions, focusing this year on the separation of women in the synagogue and the reasons for setting up separate sections for women.

It is organized by the Medieval Working Group in the Network  of Jewish Heritage and the City of Erfurt, in cooperation with the College of Jewish Studies, Heidelberg.

Seating is limited, and registration is requested by January 20.

 

On Feb. 21 there will be visits to:

The Old Synagogue in Worms and the Judenhof in Speyer

For further information contact: maria.stuerzebecher@erfurt.de

 

The Remembered and Forgotten Jewish World @ Museum of Jewish Heritage NYC
Feb 21 @ 19:00 – 21:00

Daniel J. Walkowitz, author of The Remembered and Forgotten Jewish World and “a Jewish heritage tour guide like no other,” investigates the politics of the heritage tourism industry in a conversation with Eszter Susán, Museum of Jewish Heritage Prins Fellow.

May
14
Tue
Edmund de Waal lecture on Venice Ghetto @ London Royal Geographical Society
May 14 @ 19:00 – 21:00
In the Venice ghetto

In the 2019 Kirker lecture, given in aid of Venice in Peril, Edmund de Waal considers the Venice Ghetto as a place which is simultaneously at the margins of the city whilst also being at the centre of world culture.

Edmund de Waal is an internationally acclaimed artist and writer,  renowned for his family memoir, The Hare with Amber Eyes (2010) which won many literary prices. He was made an OBE for his services to art in 2011. He lives and works in London.

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