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Jewish Traces in Franconia 14:00
Jewish Traces in Franconia @ Judisches Museum Franken, Fürth
May 12 @ 14:00 – Sep 22 @ 14:00
Jewish Traces in Franconia @ Judisches Museum Franken, Fürth | Fürth | Bayern | Germany
An exhibition of photographs by Christian Schuster, focusing on the traces of Jewish (often rural) life in northern Bavaria’s Franconia region. The opening ceremony is at 14:00 on May 12, 2019.  
Journey through the Ukrainian-Jewish Encounter 16:00
Journey through the Ukrainian-Jewish Encounter @ Lviv Historical Museum
May 16 @ 16:00 – Jul 16 @ 18:00
Journey through the Ukrainian-Jewish Encounter @ Lviv Historical Museum | L'viv | L'vivs'ka oblast | Ukraine
A multi-media exhibit at the at the Lviv Historical Museum (Market Square 6). The opening is a 16:00 on May 16. There is an outdoor part and also an indoor multimedia installation that showcases Jewish life in Lviv and region ... continue reading →
Psalm: Edmund de Waal installation
Psalm: Edmund de Waal installation @ Venice
May 8 – Sep 29 all-day
Psalm: Edmund de Waal installation @ Venice  | Venezia | Veneto | Italy
  Edmund de Waal is creating a major new two-part exhibition to be displayed in the 500-year-old Jewish Ghetto in Venice, coinciding with the opening of the 58th Biennale. The first part is located in the spaces surrounding the Canton ... continue reading →
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Guided tour 14:00
Guided tour @ Old Jewish Cemetery Frankfurt
Jun 2 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Guided tour (in German) of the historic Old Jewish Cemetery in Frankfurt, organized by the Jewish Museum of Frankfurt. The tree-shaded cemetery, established in 1828, is  located next to the Frankfurt main cemetery. There are more than 30,000 tombs from ... continue reading →
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Jewish catacombs in Venosa, Italy 17:00
Jewish catacombs in Venosa, Italy @ Rome, Centro Bibliografico Tullia Zevi
Jun 4 @ 17:00 – 20:00
Jewish catacombs in Venosa, Italy @ Rome, Centro Bibliografico Tullia Zevi | Roma | Lazio | Italy
Presentation of the project documenting and restoring the Jewish catacomb in Venosa, Italy. Click here to see the program.    
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Reopening Swedish Jewish Museum 11:00
Reopening Swedish Jewish Museum @ Swedish Jewish Museum
Jun 6 @ 11:00 – 17:00
Reopening Swedish Jewish Museum @ Swedish Jewish Museum | Stockholms län | Sweden
    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 ... continue reading →
Dedication monument made of rescued matzevot 12:00
Dedication monument made of rescued matzevot @ Jewish cemetery, Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland
Jun 6 @ 12:00 – 13:00
A second memorial wall made of rescued matzevot has been constructed next to the 2011 original memorial wall and will be inaugurated. These are matzevot that were buried under local streets and have been recovered in recent months, thanks to ... continue reading →
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Reopening Jewish Museum 16:30
Reopening Jewish Museum @ Bucharest
Jun 7 @ 16:30 – 19:00
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 ... continue reading →
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Jewish Architecture Bus Tour 10:00
Jewish Architecture Bus Tour @ London
Jun 11 @ 10:00 – 13:00
A tour on a London double-decker bus that is organized by the London Jewish Museum and led by the architecture expert Joe Kerr. Participants will see buildings designed by famous Jewish architects whose work was crucial to the rebuilding of ... continue reading →
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Reinauguration Hârlâu synagogue
Reinauguration Hârlâu synagogue @ Hârlâu synagogue
Jun 13 all-day
Reinauguration Hârlâu synagogue @ Hârlâu synagogue | Hârlău | Județul Iași | Romania
The synagogue in Hârlâu, Romania will be rededicated following restoration. A day-long program of events starts at 10:30 a.m. (See photo)      
Timisoara Jewish Guidebook 19:00
Timisoara Jewish Guidebook @ Timisoara Art Museum
Jun 13 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Timisoara Jewish Guidebook @ Timisoara Art Museum | Timișoara | Județul Timiș | Romania
Launch of the book “In the Footsteps of Jewish Timisoara,” by Getta Neumann. The Romanian-language guide includes tourist trails, information on history and tradition, as well as about synagogues and the Jewish cemetery, personalities, and more.  
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“In the Synagogue” film screening 18:30
“In the Synagogue” film screening @ London, Bloomsbury Studio
Jun 17 @ 18:30 – 20:30
In the Synagogue is a short film by young Ukrainian director Ivan Orlenko based on an unfinished story by Franz Kafka. One of few works by Kafka to deal with Jewish culture overtly, the story describes a strange vision of ... continue reading →
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Religious Heritage in a Diverse Europe
Religious Heritage in a Diverse Europe @ University of Groningen, Netherlands
Jun 19 – Jun 21 all-day
Secularization and immigration are changing the religious makeup of European societies. While more people identify as non-religious, new arrivals and conversion mean that the religious landscape is becoming increasingly more complex. This presents challenges and opportunities to organizations, government agencies ... continue reading →
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Workshop on Jewish Heritage: Museums & Their Communities 18:30
Workshop on Jewish Heritage: Museums & Their Communities @ Jewish Museum London
Jun 23 @ 18:30 – Jun 25 @ 17:00
Workshop on Jewish Heritage: Museums & Their Communities @ Jewish Museum London | United Kingdom
  The 2nd International Workshop on Jewish Heritage organized by the Parkes Institute is following on from the 2016 workshop themed around ‘Jewish Heritage and Its Communities’. That workshop brought together academics, museum staff and grassroots activists from all over ... continue reading →
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Rededication Tarnow Jewish Cemetery 10:00
Rededication Tarnow Jewish Cemetery
Jun 25 @ 10:00 – Jun 26 @ 17:00
Rededication Tarnow Jewish Cemetery
The historic Jewish cemetery in Tarnow, Poland will be ceremonially rededicated after years of extensive restoration work. The rededication ceremony on June 26 takes places within the context of the two-day Tarnow Jewish Reunion. Other events include a walking tour ... continue reading →
Presentation of restored 16th century Ark 21:00
Presentation of restored 16th century Ark @ Florence Jewish community
Jun 25 @ 21:00 – 22:30
Presentation of restored 16th century Ark @ Florence Jewish community | Firenze | Toscana | Italy
Following its discovery and restoration, an elaborate 16th century Aron ha-Kodesh from Pisa, believed to be the oldest Ark in Tuscany, will be displayed as part of a program during which its history and the restoration process will be discussed. ... continue reading →
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Volunteer cemetery clean-up 09:30
Volunteer cemetery clean-up @ Budapest Jewish cemetery
Jun 30 @ 09:30 – 15:00
Volunteer cemetery clean-up @ Budapest Jewish cemetery | Budapest | Hungary
The Friends of the Budapest Jewish Cemetery are organizing its first family clean-up and documentation event at this enormous historic cemetery. Everybody is welcome, from children to the elderly. You can volunteer for: Cleaning activities and gardening: no special skills ... continue reading →

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