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Romania: Historic synagogue in Fălticeni damaged in partial collapse of exterior wall

The historic synagogue in Fălticeni, in northern Romania, suffered damage when part of its north wall collapsed.  Photos, and video on the NewsBucovina web site, showed that the collapse June 10 affected the central part of the wall and balcony. … continue reading →

Hungary: Mourning architect Anna Perczel 1942-2021, passionate Jewish heritage researcher and activist

With great sadness we mourn the loss of Anna Perczel, an architect, urban planner, and activist who researched and fought to preserve the historic buildings of Budapest’s pre-war downtown Jewish neighborhoods. She died in Budapest Sunday (June 13), aged 79. … continue reading →

Call for Applications: Jewish Visual Culture Ph.D. Program President’s Scholarship, Bar Ilan University

    We are pleased to share this Call for Applications by the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, for the prestigious President’s Fellowship for the upcoming 2021 – 22 academic year   It is aimed at prospective … continue reading →