The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe is developing the Jewish European Ephemera Collection, to be housed at the National Library of Israel. More than 4.000 pieces have already been collected. For the collection to grow further, AEJM Conference delegates are kindly invited to bring materials from their museum to Ferrara! A brochure, a poster, a postcard…. And if you’re near a Jewish community, pick up something from the Jewish community centre, the synagogue or even the kosher butcher – anything that tells… | Read more »

Ferrara Conference Programme

The final programme for the AEJM Annual Conference 2019 to be held in Ferrara is now available in the conference section. Registered participants have received all conference locations via email. Professional Focus Groups, keynotes, Project Slams: read all about it! The AEJM Annual Conference 2019 is kindly supported by the David Berg Foundation.  

Yonit Kolb Reznitzki is the new Executive Director of the U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art. Kolb Reznitzki holds a BA in Jewish Philosophy and an MA in Culture and Art Studies, both from The Hebrew University. In her research, she has focused on the interaction between Jewish rituals and women artists. Prior to joining the U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art, Kolb Reznitzki was the Executive and Artistic Director at the Neve Schechter Culture and Art Institute,… | Read more »

Santiago Palomero Plaza z”l

In one of his last public interventions, Santiago referred to the poet Gabriel Selaya (1911-1991) when stating “I curse the museum that does not take sides, sides until it becomes stained”. This was his starting point, his objective, his way of being: the commitment to heritage, culture, history and life pushed him to promote new visions and new perspectives in museology and in the interpretation of Hispanic Jewish heritage. He was an archaeologist and museologist, historian and writer, cultural manager… | Read more »

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe welcomes applications for the Autumn grant round in the following grants programmes: Archives and Libraries Jewish Education Museums The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come.  Our grants assist universities, museums, libraries, archives and Jewish organisations that understand and appreciate that Jewish culture and heritage have a dynamic role to play in contemporary society.  We offer professional development opportunities and support pan-European organisations that are able to offer collaborative… | Read more »