Our warmest congratulations to Dutch curator and museum manager Hetty Berg, who has been appointed the new Director of the Jewish Museum Berlin. Berg, currently the chief curator and museum manager of the Jewish Cultural Quarter in Amsterdam, will take up the post on April 1, 2020. “With Hetty Berg, we have gained an internationally experienced museum expert,” Berlin Museum Chairman of the Board, State Minister of Culture Monika Grütters, said in a news release issued by the museum. “[…] As chief curator of the Jewish Cultural Quarter in Amsterdam she has successfully demonstrated her leadership in complex organizations. Her appointment will give new impulses to the Jewish Museum Berlin, both inside and out.” Jewish Museum in Berlin.
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In this exhibition, the role of the Italian Jewish woman is explored in all its shades and textures, represented in the unique and precious textile collection of the Umberto Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art. The exhibition acquaints us with the names of a number of Italian Jewish women who sought to leave a lasting mark of their devotion, love, and labor, and whose voice found its best expression through fabrics and textiles.