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Annual Report on Activities of the Foundation for Jewish Heritage

By AEJM / Robbie Schweiger on

This has been a crucial year for the Foundation for Jewish Heritage in becoming more firmly established within the cultural heritage scene in the United Kingdom and internationally. Click here for the full report.  Mapping the Historic Synagogues of Europe The Foundation has commissioned research to create an inventory of the historic synagogues across Europe, categorizing each according to (i) significance and (ii) condition. The research identified over 3,300 sites covering 48 countries and was made publicly available via a dedicated website. This mapping was undertaken to bring a comprehensive and strategic approach to the Foundation’s work, enabling it to identify which are today the most important synagogue sites most at risk, and they are now working to support efforts to help save a prioritized number, which are listed on the Projects Page of the Foundation’s website. photo: The Great Synagogue of Slonim is a baroque structure that has overlooked the Slonim town marketplace… | Read more »

  1. ‘Final Cut’ at the Golem Jewish Theatre in Budapest

    By AEJM / Robbie Schweiger on

    On Monday November 19 (19:00 – 20:30) the Golem Jewish Theatre in Budapest presents ‘Final Cut’. The piece questions prejudice and nescience about Jews,… | Read more »

  2. Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (Moscow) invites researchers to apply for a research grants

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    The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (Moscow) invites researchers in the field of history and culture of the Jews in Russia (Russia before Peter… | Read more »

  3. Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (Moscow) invites researchers to apply for a fellowship

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    The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (Moscow) invites researchers in the field of history and culture of Jews in Russia to apply for a… | Read more »

IMI LICHTENFELD - KRAV MAGA AND ITS CREATOR

On display at Slovak National Museum - Museum of Jewish Culture
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An exhibition in honour of IMRICH “IMI” LICHTENFELD (1910-1998), a prominent athlete, protector of Bratislava’s Jewish community and the creator of the internationally recognized self-defence martial art KRAV MAGA. Curator: Michal Vanek Place: SNM-Museum of Jewish Culture, Zidovska 17, 811 02, Bratislava (Slovakia)

  • post war history
  • holocaust
  • history
  1. Remembering the Kindertransport

    On display at Jewish Museum London
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    • social history
    • history
    • film/video
    • community
  2. "Als Fels errichtet, um zu danken" on medieval synagogue architecture.

    On display at Old Synagogue Erfurt
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    • heritage
    • history
    • cultural history
    • architecture
  3. Say Shibboleth! On Visible and Invisible Borders

    On display at Jewish Museum Hohenems
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    • holocaust
    • history
    • social history
    • film/video
    • post war history
    • contemporary art
    • photography