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New on Job Opportunities: Curator of Education and Mediation, Jüdische Museum Franken (DU)featured

By AEJM / Ana Cahen-Eden on

Kurator*in Bildung und Vermittlung/Teamleitung gesucht! Das Jüdische Museum Franken mit seinen drei Häusern in Fürth, Schnaittach und Schwabach versteht sich als Zentrum zur Kenntnis und zum Verständnis jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur in Franken. Die Museen werden vom Bezirk Mittelfranken, der Stadt Fürth, dem Landkreis Nürnberger Land, der Marktgemeinde Schnaittach und der Stadt Schwabach getragen. Das Jüdische Museum Franken vermittelt in seinen drei Häusern in Fürth, Schnaittach und Schwabach die Vielfalt fränkisch-jüdischen Lebens von seinen Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. Dazu dienen besonders Ausstellungen, Bildungsprogramme, Forschungsprojekte, Veranstaltungen, Publikationen und die Sammlungstätigkeit. Es gehört zum Selbstverständnis des Museums, sich auch an aktuellen gesellschaftlichen Debatten zu beteiligen und Stellung zu beziehen. Visit the Job Opportunities page for more information.

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In the Labyrinth of the Times: with Mordechai W. Bernstein through 1700 years of German-Jewish History

On display at Jewish Museum Munich
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Mordechai W. Bernstein (1905–1966) worked for the “Yiddish Scientific Institute” (YIVO) in Wilno which relocated to New York in 1941. He was commissioned by the YIVO to trace documents and objects which had been looted during the Nazi era. Between 1948 and 1951 he visited some 800 places in his search for vestiges of German-Jewish culture. He published the results of his findings in three volumes written in Yiddish and, as such, created a musée imaginaire for a German-Jewish culture which had been destroyed. The exhibition shows 18 objects which Bernstein tracked down, and juxtaposes Bernstein’s viewpoint, from the perspective of the immediate post-war period, with that of the present day. The range of objects reflects the diversity of German-Jewish culture. The exhibition on the first level starts with the oldest of the objects: An oil lamp from Antiquity decorated with a menorah which was, for a long time, at the center of a… | Read more »

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