Annual Conference 2021: online programme

This is the programme for the one-day online alternative to the postponed AEJM Annual Conference of 2021. There will be no need to purchase a ticket for this event – the programme we offer is free of charge for AEJM members as well as for external guests wishing to join us. The Annual General Meeting for AEJM members will take a similar form as last year in the afternoon.


Programme Monday 22 November, 2021:


12:00 – 13:00 CET
Looking Back and Ahead 
Introduction by the chair of the board, Emile Schrijver (Jewish Cultural Quarter, Amsterdam). In this session, we will hear about AEJM pogramming:

  • Museum Education Seminars and Training (MEST)
  • Curatorial Education Programme (CEP)
  • Lost and Found Database


13:00-13:30 CET
Breakout Rooms (Interactive) 
Participants are invited to chat, to suggest online activities for 2022, and to share expectations of AEJM in the coming year.


13:45-15:15 CET
Ongoing projects of AEJM members & friends, moderated by Christina Meri (Jewish Museum of Greece),  Mats Tangestuen (Jewish Museum Oslo) and Emile Schrijver.

ANOHA: The Children’s World of the Jewish Museum Berlin – Dr. Ane Kleine-Engel (Jewish Museum Berlin)

ANOHA. The Children’s World of the Jewish Museum Berlin, revolves around Noah’s Ark from the Tora. At ANOHA we take the message behind the story seriously. The Museum was constructed from local wood, it ensures sustainable climate control, and our Ark is home to 150 “animals” – upcycling sculptures, created by artists from used objects, chance finds, or recycled materials.

Lost Shtetl Museum – Milda Jakulytė-Vasil (Lost Shtetl Museum)

On the progress of the upcoming museum.

A Preview of the Judaica Index – Brigitte Sion (Rothschild Hanadiv Foundation)

Take a peek at the new online multilingual Judaica Index, a resource that offers high-quality visual and textual information about more than 200 Jewish ritual objects.

Guided Tour of “Our Courage” at the Jewish Museum Frankfurt – Erik Riedel (Jewish Museum Frankfurt)

From Białystok via Frankfurt to Amsterdam, from Berlin via Budapest to Bari: The exhibition “Our Courage” is the first project of its kind to present the diversity of Jewish experience in the early post-war period from a pan-European, transnational perspective. The show underscores the Jewish Museum Frankfurt’s European and historical focus.

Tikva Jewish Museum Lisbon – the Association Hagada-Team

A story of light and darkness, but always a story of hope.


15:30-16:30  CET
Annual General Meeting
The Board of AEJM will report on past activities and future plans.  Members are requested to send a delegate to the meeting.



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