Jewish Heritage Europe

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Jul
28
Sun
IAJGS Annual conference @ Cleveland, Ohio, Hilton Downtown hotel
Jul 28 – Aug 2 all-day
IAJGS Annual conference @ Cleveland, Ohio, Hilton Downtown hotel | Cleveland | Ohio | United States

The 39th annual conference of the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies, the biggest international Jewish genealogy event of the year, drawing hundreds of participants.

See all info and program on the conference web site.

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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