Jewish Heritage Europe

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Apr
19
Mon
Swedish Synagogue Architecture @ Online Zoom event
Apr 19 all-day
Swedish Synagogue Architecture @ Online Zoom event

The Symposium on Swedish Synagogue Architecture (1795–1870) and the Cultural Milieu of the Early Jewish Immigrants to Sweden will take place on Zoom, on April 19, 2021.

It is organized by the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University, the University of Potsdam, and the Institute of Jewish Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, with the support of the Stockholm Jewish Museum.

To attend, click this link to register: http://bit.ly/2021-04-19

The opening presentation will be of particular interest, an overview by Daniel Leviathan of his PhD dissertation project, “Jewish Sacred Architecture in the Nordic Countries 1684-1939.” 

Besides Leviathan, speakers will include Vladimir Levin and Sergey Kravtsov, of the Center for Jewish Art in Jerusalem; Ilia Rodov of Bar Ilan University; Maja Hultman, of the Centre for European Research and Department of Historical Studies at University of Gothenburg Centre for Business History in Stockholm; Mirko Przystawik, of Bet Tfila – Research Unit for Jewish Architecture in Europe, Technische Universität Braunschweig; Yael Fried, of The Jewish Museum of Stockholm; and Carl Henrik Carlsson, of The Hugo Valentin Centre, Department of History, Uppsala University.

Click here to see the full program, with abstracts of talks 

Apr
20
Tue
CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event
Apr 20 @ 16:00 – 21:30
CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event

CAJM — The Council of American Jewish Museums — is partnering with the Association of European Jewish Museums on a first online Global Conference for Jewish Museums.

Click here to register

See the program lineup in the conference brochure

The conferences will collectively examine the topic of Upheaval – knowing that contemporary issues and forces around the world, including the pandemic, have had a great impact on museums and museum professionals.  At the same time, museums are creating their own upheavals – through innovation, reconfiguration, and new priorities that will reshape their work for years to come.

 

Apr
21
Wed
CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event
Apr 21 @ 16:00 – 21:30
CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event

CAJM — The Council of American Jewish Museums — is partnering with the Association of European Jewish Museums on a first online Global Conference for Jewish Museums.

Click here to register

See the program lineup in the conference brochure

The conferences will collectively examine the topic of Upheaval – knowing that contemporary issues and forces around the world, including the pandemic, have had a great impact on museums and museum professionals.  At the same time, museums are creating their own upheavals – through innovation, reconfiguration, and new priorities that will reshape their work for years to come.

 

Apr
22
Thu
CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event
Apr 22 @ 16:00 – 21:30
CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event

CAJM — The Council of American Jewish Museums — is partnering with the Association of European Jewish Museums on a first online Global Conference for Jewish Museums.

Click here to register

See the program lineup in the conference brochure

The conferences will collectively examine the topic of Upheaval – knowing that contemporary issues and forces around the world, including the pandemic, have had a great impact on museums and museum professionals.  At the same time, museums are creating their own upheavals – through innovation, reconfiguration, and new priorities that will reshape their work for years to come.

 

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

 

Apr
27
Tue
Rediscover Project final wrap-up conference @ Online Zoom event
Apr 27 @ 09:30 – 12:30
Rediscover Project final wrap-up conference @ Online Zoom event

The final, wrap-up conference of the three-year EU-funded Rediscover project, which promoted Jewish heritage and Jewish heritage tourism in nine small cities in eight countries in central Europe’s Danube Region.

Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bckZa1xKR5SWOVX6ePH70g

Program highlights:

  • Talk show about “The Plurality of Modern Judaism” with Mirna Funk, Zvika Kfir, Linda Vero Ban and Ana Lebl
  • Presentation and transferability of the INTERREG-project achievements with Martynas Uzpelkis
  • Ideas for the development of your local tourism strategy: Ruth Ellen Gruber and Victor Sorenssen in conversation about the added value of Jewish Community-sourced tourism and the role of public institutions

 

CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event
Apr 27 @ 16:00 – 21:30
CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event

CAJM — The Council of American Jewish Museums — is partnering with the Association of European Jewish Museums on a first online Global Conference for Jewish Museums.

Click here to register

See the program lineup in the conference brochure

The conferences will collectively examine the topic of Upheaval – knowing that contemporary issues and forces around the world, including the pandemic, have had a great impact on museums and museum professionals.  At the same time, museums are creating their own upheavals – through innovation, reconfiguration, and new priorities that will reshape their work for years to come.

 

Apr
28
Wed
CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event
Apr 28 @ 16:00 – 21:30
CAJM Global Conference for Jewish Museums @ Online Zoom event

CAJM — The Council of American Jewish Museums — is partnering with the Association of European Jewish Museums on a first online Global Conference for Jewish Museums.

Click here to register

See the program lineup in the conference brochure

The conferences will collectively examine the topic of Upheaval – knowing that contemporary issues and forces around the world, including the pandemic, have had a great impact on museums and museum professionals.  At the same time, museums are creating their own upheavals – through innovation, reconfiguration, and new priorities that will reshape their work for years to come.

 

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
11
Tue
Moreshet seminar – adaptive reuse of Jewish religious properties @ Online webinar
May 11 @ 18:00 – May 12 @ 19:30
Moreshet seminar - adaptive reuse of Jewish religious properties @ Online webinar

 

A 1-1/2 day seminar of the Moreshet project, an EU-funded Jewish heritage project linking half a dozen towns and cities in Europe.

Theme of the seminar (which barring COVID would have taken place in Mantova, Italy) is  “Adapt to Reuse”, dealing with aspects related to recovering and reusing of Jewish religious properties. The online event will give the opportunity, through case studies, to learn and identify the possibilities, outline problems and evaluate solutions in the area of Jewish heritage Architecture.

(Our picture shows a Jewish museum in a former synagogue in Trani, Italy.)

The opening session on Tuesday 11 May at 18:00 CET, will be introduced by a narrated concert, music by Salomone Rossi Mantovano, followed by official greetings and a keynote presentation.

The Seminar working session on Wednesday 12 May, is divided into morning and afternoon blocks. At the end of each block  a workshop discussion will be held.

The morning session will concentrate on case studies from Italy, such as: cemeteries, disused synagogues, and an archeological site. The second session will be dedicated to case studies from outside Italy.

Click here to see the program

 

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