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By AEJM / Eva Koppen on

Curatorial Education Programme Dates: 20-24 April 2020 Location: Hamburg Deadline for registration: 14 FebruaryDuring the 5-day learning programme in Hamburg we will visit different institutions holding Judaica collections that reflect the heritage of once flourishing Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jewish communities. The CEP seminar will consist of hands-on workshops on Jewish material culture, lectures, discussions and excursions. Read more about the programme here. Registration closes on February 14!  

  1. Call for Applications – Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe

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    The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe welcomes applications for its next grant round in the following grants programmes: Museums Archives and Libraries Academic Jewish Studies… | Read more »

  2. TRANSITIONS – The Jewish Diaspora in Europe Symposium (March 15-16, 2020)

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    The past ten years have seen attacks on Jewish institutions in various European cities, and Jews have been verbally and physically attacked with violence…. | Read more »

  3. CAJM Conference 2020

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    Museums 2020: Essential Conversations The Council of American Jewish Museums is excited to convene its next annual conference in Dallas, Texas from Feb 22-25,… | Read more »

Say Shibboleth! On Visible and Unvisible Borders

On display at Jewish Museum Munich
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Despite talk about globalization and the international community, new border fences and walls are being erected all over the world—around states, occupied territories, and gated communities, between public and private spaces, between the legal and the illegal. Some of these borders are permeable and others fatal, some are visible and others reinforced by cultural codes, language tests, or biometric methods. Borders decide about life and death, “identity” and “otherness,” belonging and exclusion. “And the Gileadites took the fords of the Jordan against the Ephraimites; and it was so, that when any of the fugitives of Ephraim said: Let me go over, the men of Gilead said unto him: Art thou an Ephraimite? If he said: Nay; then said they unto him: Say now “Shibboleth” and he said “Sibboleth”; for he could not frame to pronounce it right; then they laid hold on him, and slew him at the fords of the Jordan; and there… | Read more »

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  1. Veiled Women of the Holy Land: New Trends in Modest Dress

    On display at The Israel Museum
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    • religion
    • photography
    • film/video
    • etnography
    • textiles & clothing
    • community
  2. Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?

    On display at Jewish Museum London
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    • drawing & prints
    • heritage
    • cultural history
    • social history
    • contemporary art
    • holocaust
    • community
    • history
    • art
  3. The Ephrussis. Travel in Time

    On display at Jewish Museum Vienna
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    • history
    • social history
    • drawing & prints
    • post war history
    • cultural history
    • painting
    • community
    • holocaust
    • art
    • heritage