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Nov
23
Wed
Invisible synagogues – Neviditelné synagogy @ Synagogue in Krnov
Nov 23 2022 @ 17:00 – Feb 28 2023 @ 19:00
Invisible synagogues - Neviditelné synagogy @ Synagogue in Krnov | Krnov | Moravskoslezský kraj | Czechia

The latest edition of the exhibit Neviditelné Synagogy — Invisible Synagogues, photographs by Štěpán Bartoš.  The vernissage is November 23 at 17:00.

Bartoš photographs the blank spaces in the Czech Republic where destroyed synagogues once stood and adds a ghostly silhouette of the destroyed synagogue to the exhibition photos of the places where they once stood.

On the Invisible Synagogues project web site (which is in German and Czech) you can see galleries of his photos, without the added silhouette, arranged according to region. They include sites in big cities, small towns, and tiny villages; there are fields and rural spaces as well as modern buildings, crowded city streets, and even artificial lakes.

Read our November 2021 post about his Invisible Synagogues project.

 

Dec
6
Tue
20th anniversary Pitigliano Jewish Museum @ Synagogue Pitigliano
Dec 6 @ 11:00 – 13:00
20th anniversary Pitigliano Jewish Museum @ Synagogue Pitigliano | Pitigliano | Toscana | Italy

A celebratory event marks the 20th anniversary of the little Jewish Museum, located in the synagogue complex in the hill town of Pitigliano in southern Tuscany.

This year also marks the 400th anniversary of the imposition of a ghetto in Pitigliano.

 

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