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On Monday November 19 (19:00 – 20:30) the Golem Jewish Theatre in Budapest presents ‘Final Cut’. The piece questions prejudice and nescience about Jews, and other religious groups and ethnic minorities. It will be subtitled in English especially for the participants of the AEJM Annual Conference. Get your tickets (8,50 EUR) here! Please note: subtitles are best readable from the last 5 rows (see image below).

The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (Moscow) invites researchers in the field of history and culture of Jews in Russia to apply for a fellowship. Applicants with affiliations in research and educational centers outside Russia are invited to extend their practice in Moscow’s archives and libraries. Terms of the fellowship: • Amount of the grant: 100,000 rubles (about $1,500) per month for researchers without degree; 150,000 rubles (about $2,200) for researchers with academic degree; • Paid trip to Moscow and back;… | Read more »

The Jewish Museum in Oświęcim has just released a brand new version of its innovative app “Oshpitzin”. Visitors to the museum can take advantage of Beacon technology which features miniature Bluetooth sensors pointing to key artifacts and the stories behind them. The app features guides for the museum and the Jewish traces in the town. It is packed with cutting edge technologies, including Beacons for navigation in the museum, the Augmented Reality for mixing historical photographs with current camera views,… | Read more »

The Jewish Museum in Oświęcim has just published a book about the local Jewish cemetery which offers a glimpse into its history and current condition. The book is divided into four sections, each shedding light onto different aspects of the beit kvarot in the town of Oświęcim. In ‘History’, the museum’s chief curator Dr. Artur Szyndler elaborates on the origins of the current cemetery as well as its development, destruction during the Holocaust and postwar renovation projects by a handful… | Read more »