The Jewish Museum in Oświęcim has just published a book about the local Jewish cemetery which offers a glimpse into its history and current condition. The book is divided into four sections, each shedding light onto different aspects of the beit kvarot in the town of Oświęcim. In ‘History’, the museum’s chief curator Dr. Artur Szyndler elaborates on the origins of the current cemetery as well as its development, destruction during the Holocaust and postwar renovation projects by a handful… | Read more »

The AEJM Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to showcase your projects to Jewish museums and museum professionals across Europe. During the Project Slam session in Budapest, recent and upcoming special projects will be presented in short (10 min.) and discussed. Special projects? New core exhibitions; collaborative projects of different Jewish museums; educational or digital projects, marketing research, exhibitions etc, all with international appeal or dimensions etc. We invite our members to submit proposals for presentations. Deadline for proposals: October 1, 2018 … | Read more »

On Friday, July 27 at 11:00, MEIS – Museo Nazionale dell’Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah  in Ferrara will host a meeting to raise awareness of the important cultural contributions that Sinti and Roma, as well as other minorities historically discriminated and persecuted, make to Italian society. The gathering will take place in the museum’s bookshop and is free of charge. Programme: Institutional greetings Talk by Davide Casadio, President of the Sinti Italy National Association and of the Roma and Sinti… | Read more »

AEJM Board vacancies

Two new Board Members will be elected at the General Meeting of the AEJM in November 2018 in Budapest. This year, AEJM Board members Joanne Rosenthal and Bernhard Purin will step down from the Board. Candidates who wish to stand for a position can contact AEJM for further information. In order to provide members with information in advance of the AGM, the Board requests candidates to send their application by e-mail to nikki.boot@aejm.org in advance, at the latest by 1 September, 2018…. | Read more »

The Jewish Museum Berlin and the New Synagogue Berlin – Centrum Judaicum Foundation invite you to attend a two-day international symposium on Stolen Judaica – Provenance Research in Israel and Germany. In specialist lectures, workshops, and an evening event, research exploring the origins of Jewish ceremonial objects (Judaica), exclusively in Israel and Germany, will take center stage for the first time. The symposium will take place in Berlin on 18 and 19 June . For more information and registration click here.