The Sarajevo Haggadah, one of the most important exhibits from the treasury of material and immaterial heritage kept in the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is now available in a new facsimile edition, followed by a large and detailed scientific study. The Sarajevo Haggadah’s new edition has been prepared over the course of two years by the expert team of the National Museum, together with its external associates, in cooperation with the UNESCO office in Sarajevo, and the rich… | Read more »

The Advisory Visits Grant Programme (AVGP) is developed to assist AEJM members in need of expert advise and training, by offering them professional support for expert advice and in house-training. All AEJM member institutions can apply. The next deadline is September 1, 2019. The AVGP offers small grants to support member museums in need of consultancy. By this means, the AEJM is able to provide member institutions with expert advice and in house-training through the support of visits by museum… | Read more »

A new Board Members will be elected at the next General Meeting. This year, AEJM Board member Lucja Koch will step down from the Board. Candidates who wish to stand for a position can contact AEJM for further information. In order to provide members with information in advance of the AGM, the Board requests candidates to send their application by e-mail to aejm@aejm.org in advance, at the latest by 1 September, 2019. A written statement indicating candidates’ relevant experience and how they feel they can… | Read more »

Educators! AEJM’s upcoming study visit on May 21/22 will take our museum educators to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In cooperation with the History Museum of BiH our group will explore the city’s rich history with its different historical layers from Ottoman, Austro-Hungarian, Yugoslav and post-Yugoslav times, and its multi-ethnic heritage, including Islamic, Orthodox, Catholic and Jewish (both Ashkenazi and Sephardic) heritage. During the 2-day study trip, the group will visit different museums, including the Jewish Museum and the National… | Read more »

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe welcomes applications for the Spring grant round in all of its  grants programmes:   Archives and Libraries Grants Programme is open for applications Repositories across the breadth of Europe tell the story of the Jewish presence on this continent, from the Medieval period all the way up to the present day. Often fragmentary, at times fragile and generally underused, these records are some of the last surviving links between historic communities and the contemporary researchers… | Read more »