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Jewish Heritage Network (JHN) is a global network of Jewish heritage institutions and a platform of digital services for them to expose collections online and reach various audiences. JHN is an accredited partner of Europeana and a recipient of multiple European Commission grants under the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) / Europeana program. JHN is convening a consortium behind the project proposal Across Jewish Quarters to be submitted to the open CEF/Europeana Call (submission on 25 June). The project will bring together Jewish museums, technology companies… | Read more »

On May 8 AEJM organised its first online Round Table discussion on the coronacrisis. Please find the recording of the Round Table here. With 80 spectators watching this online discussion, AEJM feels there is a need for connecting its members virtually and is planning to organise more thematic online meetings and discussions throughout the year. We will inform you through our website and newsletter. Image: Marco Caselli Nirmal

On Thursday 7 May, at 3 PM Central European Time, AEJM will host its first online roundtable discussion. A number of colleagues in leadership positions from different European museums will discuss the current crisis with the AEJM board. Goal is to share our varied experiences in dealing with everyday practical issues, such as organising collections storage and safekeeping, communicating with local authorities, scheduling and long-distance delegation, developing and implementing webinars, lectures, or workshops for our online visitors. The participants will… | Read more »

MESSAGE FROM EMILE SCHRIJVER, CHAIR OF THE AEJM BOARD Dear members of AEJM: I sincerely hope this finds all of you well and dealing with the crisis as well as you can. The last few days two major topics have occupied the board of AEJM; the planned annual conference in Moscow in November and an initiative to intensify the contact between Jewish museums in Europe. ANNUAL CONFERENCE CANCELED I regret to have to let you know that we have decided… | Read more »

Dear members of AEJM! These are very difficult times, for mankind, for culture, and for all Jewish museums, worldwide. All of us are worried about our own health, the health of our families, of our loved ones, of our staffs and our visitors. I can only wish that all members of our extended community are safe and in good health. In this newsletter we inform you, among other things, about the effect of the crisis on our programming. So far,… | Read more »