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Sep
20
Sun
Festival of Three Cultures @ Włodawa, Poland
Sep 20 all-day
Festival of Three Cultures @ Włodawa, Poland | Włodawa | Lubelskie | Poland

21st annual festival with a variety of events centering on Jewish, Catholic, and Orthodox Christian culture in southeastern Poland.

Events take place in and around the complex of historic synagogues, now a museum.

Sep
21
Mon
Festival of Three Cultures @ Włodawa, Poland
Sep 21 all-day
Festival of Three Cultures @ Włodawa, Poland | Włodawa | Lubelskie | Poland

21st annual festival with a variety of events centering on Jewish, Catholic, and Orthodox Christian culture in southeastern Poland.

Events take place in and around the complex of historic synagogues, now a museum.

Oct
12
Mon
Autumn Jewish culture festival @ Subotica, Serbia
Oct 12 – Oct 22 all-day
Autumn Jewish culture festival @ Subotica, Serbia | Subotica | Vojvodina | Serbia

The Autumn Jewish Culture Festival in Subotica includes evening concerts and other programs on various days. Most will be held in the spectacular art nouveau synagogue.

Seating in limited due to coronavirus measures, and masks must be worn. Tickets need to be picked up at the synagogue ahead of time.

Click here for the program and details 

Jewish Culture Days @ Olomouc, CZ
Oct 12 – Oct 20 all-day
Jewish Culture Days @ Olomouc, CZ | Olomouc | Olomoucký kraj | Czechia

Jewish culture festival will take place both onsite and online. Check the program here — http://www.muo.cz/dzko/

(The picture shows the destroyed Olomouc synagogue, from an exhibition a couple of years ago).

Nov
9
Mon
Jewish Culture Days @ Gröbzig, Germany
Nov 9 – Nov 16 all-day
Jewish Culture Days @ Gröbzig, Germany | Gröbzig | Sachsen-Anhalt | Germany

Jewish culture festival, with concerts, guided tours of the synagogue and Jewish cemetery, and more. The synagogue in Gröbzig is now a Jewish museum.

Click here to download a pdf of the program

 

 

Mar
15
Mon
Connecting Small Histories: a Festival of Local Heritage @ Online Zoom event
Mar 15 – Mar 25 all-day
Connecting Small Histories: a Festival of Local Heritage @ Online Zoom event

The Festival brings together both the work of the National Lottery Heritage project “Connecting Small Histories” and 12 other major Jewish Heritage projects.

“Connecting Small Histories” draws the footprint of Jewish life in what are now small or former communities across the United Kingdom. Through stories and memories it identifies the Jewish legacy in the local economies and culture, beginning with six very different locations, Eastbourne, St Annes, Bradford, Sunderland, Cumbria and Somerset.

After almost twelve months of work, the History Festival begins the telling of these “Small Histories”, bringing both them and a wide selection of projects from the project’s Heritage Hub to a wider public.

The program brings together story tellers, academics, our volunteer researchers and the research team, to paint a picture of Jewish life and heritage spread wide across the country, in towns and countryside.

Jewish Heritage Europe is delighted to be one of the partners of this event!

Click here to see the program and register for the online events

 

 

Apr
16
Fri
ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Sites
Apr 16 all-day
ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Sites

ICOMOS established 18 April as the International Day for Monuments and Sites in 1982 ,followed by UNESCO adoption during its 22nd General Conference.

This year, the theme is entitled Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures.”

Each year,  ICOMOS proposes a theme for activities to be organized by its members, National and International Scientific Committees, partners, and anyone who wants to join in marking the Day.

Acknowledging global calls for greater inclusion and recognition of diversity, the International Day for Monuments and Sites 2021 invites participants to reflect on, reinterpret, and re-examine existing narratives.

Click to see a calendar events in participating countries

 

Jun
25
Fri
Krakow Jewish Culture Festival @ Online event also on-site
Jun 25 – Jul 4 all-day
Krakow Jewish Culture Festival @ Online event also on-site | Kraków | Małopolskie | Poland

The 30th Krakow Jewish Culture Festival will take place on-site and also on-line.

Live-streamed events can be accessed on the new website: 30.jewishfestival.pl

They include the events held in the JCF Tent, concerts organized in the Museum of Urban Engineering, Collegium Maius and the Tempel synagogue.

After the end of the live stream, they will be able to be accessed in the event archives.

Click here to see the Festival program

Sep
5
Sun
European Day(s) of Jewish Culture
Sep 5 all-day
European Day(s) of Jewish Culture

The annual European Day(s) of Jewish Culture officially kicks off on Sunday September 5th, 2021. However, in several countries events and activities are being planned before and after this date.

This year the European Days of Jewish Culture will take place under the umbrella of the NOA project (Networks Overcoming Antisemitism), promoting the creation of positive narratives around Jewish culture in Europe.

It is under this umbrella, and with the intention of disseminating and promoting positive narratives that highlight the contribution of European Jewry to a more pluralistic and inclusive Europe, that the theme for this year’s edition will be:

DIALOGUE

Click the EDJC web site for programs, schedules etc

 

Sep
26
Sun
I-Tal-Ya Jewish books presentation @ Meis museum (and online streaming)
Sep 26 @ 11:30 – 12:30
I-Tal-Ya Jewish books presentation @ Meis museum (and online streaming) | Ferrara | Emilia-Romagna | Italy

I-Tal-Ya is a collaborative effort to identify and catalogue every Hebrew book in Italy. It is being carried out by the Union of Jewish Communities in Italy (UCEI), the Rome National Central Library (BNCR), and the National Library of Israel (NLI) in Jerusalem, with the support of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe.

The project includes cataloguing an estimated 35,000 volumes from 14 Jewish communities and 25 state institutions and will take approximately three years to complete. 

The event is held within the program of Ferrara’s annual Jewish Book Festival.

 

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