Biannual meeting of coordinators of the European Day of Jewish Culture and annual meeting of the European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage (AEPJ).
The Swedish Jewish Museum opens with a revamped core exhibition in new premises — a former synagogue that was opened in 1795 and functioned until 1870 when it was sold by the community and the city’s Great Synagogue was built.
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After a five year break for restoration and revamping, the Museum of the History and Culture of Jews in Romania is reopening, also with the dedication of new art gallery.
The museum was founded in 1978, at the initiative of then Romanian Chief Rabbi Moses Rosen in the former Holy Union synagogue, built in 1836 as a place of worship for the local tailors’ craft union.
The opening of a photo exhibition by Rudolf Klein that presents a brief survey of synagogues converted into museums and galleries in Hungary, Austria, Bosnia‐Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia. The exhibit runs until January 16, 2020.
The opening includes talks (in English) by Klein, Polish researcher Natalia Romik, and Professor Thomas Gergely.
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The event is organized in collaboration with the Great Synagogue of Europe, the Balassi Institute, the Polish Institute and the Austrian Cultural Forum.
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