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Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values work programme 2021-2022 – new calls for proposal The new Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values programme, worth 1.55 billion euro, is the largest-ever EU fund dedicated to promoting and protecting democracy, rule of law and fundamental rights in the EU. Among the actions and policies initiatives supported by these calls is the upcoming EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life. This includes actions on combating antisemitism online and offline, and a dedicated priority on Holocaust education, remembrance and research to tackle rising threats of Holocaust denial and distortion.   Call for proposals to promote equality and to fight against racism, xenophobia and discrimination Opening: 20 April 2021 | Deadline: 15 June 2021 | Budget: 9,9 million euro Objective: support a comprehensive and intersectional approach and specific actions to prevent and fight against intolerance, racism, xenophobia, and discrimination, including when this manifests in the form of antisemitism offline and online. Requirements: collaboration between at least two… | Read more »

  1. Next MEST Events: Online School Programmes

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            This April, AEJM organizes two MEST sessions on Online School Programmes: Primary Schools on 6 April (in collaboration with POLIN… | Read more »

  2. DigiTraining – Digital & Audiovisual Capacity Building for Accessible Heritage

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    We would like to share with you an open call for a training opportunity aimed at small and midsized museums! DigiTraining is a Creative Europe… | Read more »

  3. Register now for the CAJM Online Conference

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    Registration is open for the first global, online conference of the Council of American Jewish Museums – developed in partnership with AEJM. Conference dates are April… | Read more »

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

On display at Jewish Museum Munich

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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