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Israeli-Slovenian project set to survey, digitize Jewish Heritage in Slovenia

A bilateral Slovenian-Israeli research project to digitize Jewish heritage in Slovenia is underway, conducted by the Center for Jewish Art (CJA) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and France Stele Institute of Art History at the Research Centre of the … continue reading →

ESJF gets €800,000 EU Grant to Map, Survey 1,500 Jewish Cemeteries

The European Union has awarded a grant of €800,000 to the European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative (ESJF) to map and survey at least 1,500 Jewish cemeteries in five countries in eastern, east-central, and south-eastern Europe: Greece, Moldova, Slovakia, Lithuania and Ukraine. … continue reading →

Romania: City demolishes ornamental gateway to Jewish cemetery in Iaşi, but plans to rebuild it closer to the cemetery

Municipal authorities have demolished the ornamental  gateway leading to the Jewish cemetery in Iaşi, Romania, stating that frequent traffic accidents involving the structure  — which arched over a narrow public roadway at a considerable distance from the actual cemetery entrance … continue reading →

CZ: Restoration of Synagogue in Čáslav may finally be completed

The stalled restoration of the Moorish-style synagogue in Čáslav, Czech Republic, may soon be completed. Mayor Vlastislav Malek, who took office in November, indicated this at New Year’s when he outlined  his new administration’s plans for the coming year, according … continue reading →