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New museum in Padua

On June 21st Museo della Padova Ebraica opened its doors in a former synagogue in Padua, Italy.  A multimedia experience together with an exhibition of Judaïca introduces the visitor to the jewish history of Padua. For more information: Jewish Heritage Padua      

Oshpitzin exhibit to be expanded

A new part of the Oshpitzin core exhibit to be place in the square in front of the Museum. It will contain stories of Jewish Oswiecim in the format of a graphic novel.

The weekend of May 16-17 the Jewish Museum and synagogue in Oswiecim (part of the Auschwitz Jewish Center) will host the annual night of the museums and will be on the route for this year’s Cultural Heritage Days in Malopolska region of Poland. Find more info online.

The Jewish Historical Museum will be presenting the exhibition Roman Vishniac (Re)discovered from 4 April to 24 August 2014. This extensive retrospective introduces never before seen work of Russian-American photographer Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), who is primarily known for his pre-war photographs of Eastern European Jews. The exhibition, originally mounted by the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York, includes recently discovered vintage prints, film footage, personal correspondence and prints made for the first time from a trove of more… | Read more »

AEJM Annual Conference 2014

The AEJM Annual Conference 2014 Approaches to Authenticity: the Virtual vs. the Material vs. the Recreated will take place from 15 until 18 November in Warsaw, Poland and is hosted by the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and co-organized by the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute. See the Conference Programme for more information. Registration is closed. Find accommodation offers here.