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Apr
25
Sun
Warsaw Jewish cemetery cleanup @ Warsaw Jewish Cemetery
Apr 25 @ 11:00 – 16:00
Warsaw Jewish cemetery cleanup @ Warsaw Jewish Cemetery | Warszawa | Mazowieckie | Poland

Volunteer cleanup action of the Okopowa st Jewish cemetery

 

May
9
Sun
Cemetery clean-up — Okopowa st Jewish cemetery Warsaw @ Jewish cemetery Warsaw
May 9 @ 11:00 – 16:00
Cemetery clean-up -- Okopowa st Jewish cemetery Warsaw @ Jewish cemetery Warsaw | Warszawa | Mazowieckie | Poland

Another of the regular volunteer Jewish cemetery clean-ups at the Okopowa st. Jewish cemetery in Warsaw.

Turn up ready to work — the weather forecast is good!

 

 

 

 

May
16
Sun
Warsaw Jewish cemetery cleanup @ Warsaw Jewish Cemetery
May 16 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Warsaw Jewish cemetery cleanup @ Warsaw Jewish Cemetery | Warszawa | Mazowieckie | Poland

The latest in the regular volunteer clean up initiatives at the Okopowa st. Jewish cemetery.

 

 

May
21
Fri
Jewish cemetery clean up in Poland @ Jewish cemetery Mielec
May 21 @ 10:00 – 16:00

Volunteers are welcome for a clean-up session at the Jewish cemetery. People who physically cannot work are also invited, and will be able to learn about the place and local Jewish history.

Bring rakes and other equipment if you like.

 
May
26
Wed
Jewish cemetery Gorizia/Nova Gorica @ Online webinar
May 26 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Jewish cemetery Gorizia/Nova Gorica @ Online webinar

A Zoom seminar about the project to restore the Jewish cemetery of Gorizia, Italy, that now lies across the border outside Nova Gorica, Slovenia. The twin cities will jointly be the European Cultural Capital in 2025, with their shared Jewish heritage playing a role.  In Italian

Click here for details and to register 

Read our 2017 article about the shared Jewish heritage of the towns

Read an Italian perspective about the project

Read a history of the cemetery

Read about the project to restore the cemetery (in English)

May
30
Sun
Jewish cemetery clean up @ Okopowa st Jewish cemetery
May 30 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Jewish cemetery clean up @ Okopowa st Jewish cemetery | Warszawa | Mazowieckie | Poland

The latest of the regular volunteer clean up sessions at the vast Okopowa st Jewish cemetery. Come one, come all!

Jun
4
Fri
Rymanów Jewish cemetery cleanup @ Jewish cemetery Rymanów
Jun 4 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Rymanów Jewish cemetery cleanup @ Jewish cemetery Rymanów | Rymanów | Podkarpackie | Poland

The clean-up will be carried out with the participation of local scouts and representatives of the Municipality of Rymanów, as well as residents of the city, friends of the Rejwach Foundation and Leaders of Dialogue from Podkarpacie Region.

Volunteers welcome!

The organizers of the action are: FODZ (Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland), the Rejwach Foundation and Leaders of Dialogue. 

 

Jun
9
Wed
Krasnik Jewish cemetery cleanup @ Jewish cemetery Krasnik
Jun 9 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Krasnik Jewish cemetery cleanup @ Jewish cemetery Krasnik | Kraśnik | Lubelskie | Poland
The plan is to clear the rubbish from the cemetery area, remove parts of the vegetation and weeds, clear the area around the Holocaust monument.
 
The action takes place in consultation with FODZ and the Polish Rabbinical Commission on Cemeteries.
 
Jun
13
Sun
Jewish cemetery cleanup Warsaw @ Okopowa st Jewish cemetery
Jun 13 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Jewish cemetery cleanup Warsaw @ Okopowa st Jewish cemetery | Warszawa | Mazowieckie | Poland

 

The next regular volunteer cleanup at the Okopowa St Jewish cemetery in Warsaw. Come one, come all!

 

 

Jul
1
Thu
Polish Jewish cemeteries webinar @ Online webinar
Jul 1 @ 16:00 – 18:00
Polish Jewish cemeteries webinar @ Online webinar

The Task Ahead: a two-hour webinar on preserving Jewish cemeteries in Poland, to be held online July 1.

Confirmed keynote speakers include :

  • Michał Laszczkowski, President of the Coalition of Guardians of Jewish Cemeteries in Poland
  • Ronald S. Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress

The webinar is sponsored by the Friends of Jewish Heritage in Poland, The Matzevah Foundation, the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland, the World Jewish Restitution Organization, and the Chief Rabbinate of Poland.

It is a follow-up to a webinar held in August 2020.

Click for the conference web page, with registration form

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