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Lithuania: The Šeduva Jewish Memorial Foundation donates €15,000 for Covid-19 emergency supplies, with on-site work on Lost Shtetl museum on hold because of the crisis

With on-site work on hold due to the coronavirus crisis, the foundation creating the Lost Shtetl Museum and memorial complex in the Lithuanian town of Šeduva has reached out to the local community with a €15,000 donation for the emergency … continue reading →

UK: Rich new online resource — a detailed interactive Memory Map of London’s Jewish East End

A rich new interactive digital resource provides detailed audio, video, and text information about the life and history of London’s East End — the city’s historic Jewish immigrant neighborhood. It’s a fascinating new resource to explore, at a time when … continue reading →

Hungary: Hope for the restoration of the long-derelict village synagogue in Kővágóörs!

The long-abandoned synagogue of Kővágóörs, a village near the north shore of Hungary’s Lake Balaton, is – finally – set to be reconstructed. A foundation set up last year has purchased the long-ruined building and plans to restore it for … continue reading →

Lockdown virtual resources (Episode 4) – Passover’s coming! Take a virtual voyage into the world of illuminated medieval Haggadot (and a few other things to explore)

Welcome to Episode 4 of “Jewish Heritage locked down edition” We’ve been posting links to virtual tours and other cool online explorations of Jewish museums, synagogues, and other Jewish heritage sites. With Passover starting next week — this episode focuses … continue reading →