New edition AEJM Newsletter
Download the latest edition of the AEJM Newsletter (nr.4 - 2013) here.
Curatorial Education Programme 2014
The CEP 2014 will take place at the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam (NL), 2-5 March, 2014. The programme will focus on the Sephardic and Ashkenazi Judaica in the collection of the JHM.
See the preliminary programme for more information. Registration is currently closed.
The Museum for Art & History of Judaism in Paris is asking for information about a lost manuscript related to the Dreyfus case. For more information click here.
Curator's Education Programme 2013
The CEP 2013 took place from March 10 until March 13 at the Jewish Museum Munich and the Jewish Museum Augsburg-Suebia.
See an impression here
JHM wins Dutch Museum Prize
On April 4 the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam was awarded the Bankgiro Museum Prize 2013. This year the awards focused on the topic of museums and communities: which museum is successful in engaging its audience(s)? The JHM received its nomination for the Jewish Monument Community, an interactive website that serves as a platform for the commemoration of the Shoah in the Netherlands.
Special offer The Hannover Esther Scroll of 1746 for AEJM members
AEJM members can order the facsimile edition of The Hannover Esther Scroll of 1746 (Taschen 2013) with 20% discount. This edition was prepared with the help of Falk Wiesemann (Duesseldorf) and Emile Schrijver (Amsterdam). For more information on the publication, see here. To order The Hannover Esther Scroll of 1746, please send an email to: email@example.com.
Keter Programme Ukraine
Last autumn the Keter Programme, organized by the Rothschild Foundation in close cooperation with Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek and with the support of various AEJM member institutions, was finished successfully. This special training programme for Ukrainian museums focused on supporting museum staff in acquiring specific skills and professional knowledge for working with classical Judaica as well as with general Jewish material and immaterial heritage. In the course of 2012, 22 participants from 18 different Ukrainian museum institutions participated in four seminars.
See a full report in the catalogue of the Keter Programme.
Objects stolen from Jewish Museum Prague
Two collection items were stolen from the Jewish Museum in Prague. It concerns two torah mantles from the 19th century. Should you come across them or be offered to purchase them, please do not hesitate to contact the Jewish Museum Prague at firstname.lastname@example.org or +420 222 749 265.