The AEJM Annual Conference 2019 will be hosted by Museo Nazionale dell’Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah (MEIS) in Ferrara (IT), November 17-19. The conference programme comprises lectures, conversations, focus-groups, project slams, and network opportunities to the backdrop of beautiful Ferrara (read the preliminary programme here). The 2019 AEJM conference is supported by the David Berg Foundation. The optional day excursion on Wednesday 20 November will take participants by bus to Bologna and other places of Jewish heritage in the Emilia-Romagna region, including a museum visit to the Jewish Museum Bologna. This year, conference delegates are cordially invited by Jack Arbib to join an additional excursion programme to Monte San Savino on Thursday 21 November. During the excursion, participants will learn about the project on the history of Jewish presence and absence in this Tuscan town. Participation is free of charge. Click here to register!
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These days, hardly any other metropolis is being celebrated as much as Tel aviv – as an open-minded party city, as a Mecca for Startups and a gay capital, as “White City” and even the “worldwide largest ensemble of Bauhaus architecture”. Or simply as an oasis in the midst of Israel’s, Palestine’s, and the Middle East’s violent national, social and religious conflicts. The first “Hebrew City” of modernity was founded as a suburb of Jaffa, the old Arab port city. However, after the war of 1948, Jaffa’s few unwrecked structures turned into a backyard of the booming city – and a picturesque backdrop for tourists. To this day, Tel Aviv-Jaffa attempts at reinventing itself time and again. And those who loose in this process of ethnic conflict and gentrification are left in the dark. Curated by Hannes Sulzenbacher and designed by Ada and Reinhard Rinderer the exhibition “All About Tel Aviv-Jaffa” takes a look… | Read more »