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Poland: Longtime Jewish heritage activist Adam Bartosz to receive annual Irena Sendler Award

Mazel tov to longtime Jewish heritage activist Adam Bartosz, who is one of the recipients of the 2019 Irena Sendler Memorial Award. The award, presented annually by the San Francisco-based Taube Foundation, also honors the public intellectual Zuzanna Radzik, recognized … continue reading →

UK: Revamp of Manchester Jewish Museum set to begin — during closure, museum will run “pop-up” in Central Library basement

Work on a revamp of the Manchester Jewish Museum and construction of an extension to the premises is set to begin, and the Museum will move temporarily into the basement of the Manchester Central Library. The Museum received a £2.89 … continue reading →

UK: “Urban Explorer” breaks into abandoned Greenbank Synagogue in Liverpool, crashes through ceiling – posts video

“Urban explorers” broke into the abandoned Greenbank Synagogue in Liverpool, England and one of them — who goes by the name “The Little Nuisance” — crashed through the sanctuary’s fragile ceiling. He dangled from the gaping hole and nearly fell … continue reading →