Posts By: Ana Cahen-Eden

Presented by: Center for Jewish History & jMUSE Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021. Location: Online International Symposium Confronting Antisemitism’s unprecedented, public, international gathering of cultural leaders, scholars, and experts will offer cutting-edge analysis and strategies; identify a landscape of possible initiatives and actions; and galvanize the community. Distinguished speakers’ insights and experiences will catalyze cultural institutions to take a new, crucial role in empowering members of the public to confront antisemitism and, ultimately, to achieve new understanding. As trusted public institutions with diverse audiences,… | Read more »

Jewish Soldiers & Fighters in WWII

Organised by: The Blavatnik Archive Foundation & jMUSE Dates: November 14-15, 2021 Location: Online International Virtual Conference Amidst the bloodshed and destruction of World War II, nearly 1.5 million Jewish men and women made vital contributions to the Allied war effort against Adolf Hitler and the Axis powers. However, despite the large volume of World War II research, books, movies, and other works, the very fact of these 1.5 million “Jewish soldiers” remains virtually unknown. In November 2021, leading experts… | Read more »

The below text in memory of Dr. Katia Guth-Dreyfus is in German.  Die Mitarbeitenden des Jüdischen Museums der Schweiz trauern um ihre Gründungsdirektorin, Dr. Katia Guth-Dreyfus, die über ein halbes Jahrhundert lang Basel um eine einzigartige Kultureinrichtung bereichert hat. Katia Dreyfus wurde 1926 in Basel als Tochter von Vera und Paul Dreyfus-de Gunzburg geboren. Sie besuchte ab 1937 das Leonards Mädchengymnasium und studierte ab 1945 Kunstgeschichte und Archäologie an der Universität Basel. Ihr Studium führte sie an die Universität in… | Read more »

Innovative Methods, New Sources and Paradigm Shifts in Jewish Studies Organisers: POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, within the Global Education Outreach Program Dates: 3-7 October, 2021 Location: Online At the heart of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews is a multimedia narrative exhibition that draws upon the best recent scholarship in a broad range of disciplines. Scholars in Poland, Israel, and North America collaborated on the creation of an open historical narrative that begins in the 10th… | Read more »

Organisers: Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow & Russian Jewish Congress Dates: 21 – 23 November, 2021 Location: Moscow / Online This year, the Conference will entail the first Forum «Museums as a Modern Tool Against Xenophobia» with the participation of Jewish museums and museums dedicated to the Holocaust as well as other genocides and apartheids from all over the world. We would like to discuss experiences, share best practices in addressing the problem and find new ways of cooperation. The Forum… | Read more »