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Poland Update: Full-scale replica of the destroyed Połaniec wooden synagogue is installed at the open air ethnographic museum in Sanok

(JHE) — A full-scale replica of one of the hundreds of East European wooden synagogues destroyed during WW2 has been installed at Poland’s largest open-air ethnographic museum, or skansen. The replica of the synagogue of Połaniec  now forms part of a … continue reading →

Slovakia: Archaeologists working on the project to restore the grand synagogue in Trenčín discover foundations of the original 18th century synagogue beneath the floor of the sanctuary

(JHE) — Archaeologists working on the EEA-funded project to renovate the grand, domed synagogue in Trenčín have discovered what are believed to be the foundations of the earlier synagogue from the end of the 18th century. The synagogue, listed as … continue reading →

Our new JHE Newsletter is out! Catch up on our news, views, and insights from Ukraine, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Lithuania, Moldova, the UK, Russia, Italy, Germany and more

Shana Tova! Did you miss something on JHE this past month? Catch up with our Newsletter — the September-Shana Tova issue is now out. News, views, and insights from Ukraine, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Lithuania, Moldova, the UK, Russia, Italy, … continue reading →