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CZ: Mazel tov! Restoration of rural synagogue in Police u Jemnice wins national heritage award

Mazel tov! The restoration of the 18th century rural synagogue in the village of Police u Jemnice has won a national award for monuments preservation! The National Heritage Institute (NHI) awarded its 2021 Patrimonium Pro Futuro Prize in the category of restoration … continue reading →

Poland: Mazel tov to the athlete and activist Dariusz Popiela — recipient of the 2021 POLIN Award! And Mazel Tov to the runners-up! Popiela spearheads Jewish cemetery restorations and memorials that commemorate Holocaust victims by name

Mazel tov to the Polish athlete and activist Dariusz Popiela who has received the 2021 POLIN award presented by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw! It was the seventh edition of the award.  The Awards, which … continue reading →

CZ: Photographer captures “Invisible Synagogues” — blank spaces where destroyed synagogues once stood in cities, towns, and villages in the Czech Republic

Many photographers have focused their work on surviving — if ruined — Jewish heritage sites in Europe. The Czech photographer Štěpán Bartoš has a documentation, exhibit, and book project where he photographs the blank spaces in the Czech Republic where … continue reading →

The JHE monthly newsletter for November is out!

  Did you miss something on JHE this past month? Catch up with our Newsletter — the November — Hanukkah — issue is now out. News, views, and insights from Ukraine, France,  Moldova, Lithuania, Poland, Italy, UK, Portugal, Turkey and more … continue reading →