26 November 2020 Dear member/affiliated member of AEJM, As some of you already know, AEJM is planning the creation of an international database of lost and found Jewish ceremonial objects. In 1998 international attention for the Nazi looting of Jewish cultural assets and provenance research resulted in the non-binding Washington Principles that focused on art objects. Provenance research in Jewish museums, including Judaica was discussed for the first time in 2006 during an annual meeting of the AEJM. The conference… | Read more »
On Wednesdag 14 October the AEJM presented our first curatorial online discussion on ZOOM. The session dealt with the issue of provenance research and its ever-growing relevance for our work. This and related topics were discussed in a focus group lead by Christina Meri (Jewish Museum of Greece), with presentations/contributions by: Linda Wiesner (Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt) Anna-Carolin Augustin (German Historical Institute, DC) and Julie-Marthe Cohen (Jewish Historical Museum). The focus group was recorded and was temporarily available online, until 26… | Read more »
On Wednesday 18 November, during the Online Annual Conference, the AEJM organized a number of online project presentations on ZOOM, mimicking the project slam of our conferences and moderated by Christina Meri (Jewish Museum of Greece). This presentation was recorded and is now available online. You can watch it here. We are looking forward to seeing many of you in one of our next online meetings!
On Wednesday 18 November, during the Online Annual Conference, the AEJM presented a ZOOM session on The Presence of the Holocaust in European Jewish Museums. Emile Schrijver (Jewish Cultural Quarter) lead a conversation on this topic with Amedeo Spagnoletto (Director MEIS) and Barbara Cuglietta (Director Jewish Museum of Belgium). This conversation was recorded and is now available online. You can watch it here. We are looking forward to seeing many of you in one of our next online meetings!