Istanbul Jewish Museum launches digitalization project

We are happy to forward this appeal from the Quincentennial Foundation Jewish Museum of Istanbul regarding its campaign to digitize the records of the Turkish Jewish community.  The museum opened in 2001 in the Zulfaris Synagogue, which was built in 1823 on the … Continue reading

Call for Papers — Jewish Architecture Conference. April 2014

We are happy to post this call for papers. Jewish Architecture – New Sources and Approaches,  April 8-10, 2014 Technische Universität, Braunschweig Organized by the Bet Tfila – Research Unit for Jewish Architecture in Europe at the Technische Universität Braunschweig & … Continue reading

Jewish Cemeteries in Latvia & Ukraine that need markers/maintenance

The Lo-Tishkach Foundation European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative has provided valuable lists of dozens of Jewish cemeteries and mass grave sites in parts of Ukraine and Latvia that need marking, maintenance or memorializing. Similar lists are promised for Lithuania and Poland. … Continue reading