Slovenia: Maribor synagogue given national landmark status

Maribor synagogue. Photo: Tony Bowden via wikimedia  The medieval synagogue building Maribor, Slovenia has been granted the status as a cultural landmark of national importance. Slovenian media report that the step was taken by government decree on Friday (August 28). (It already had been listed as … Continue reading

The power of Jewish heritage: interview with Christian Herrmann

Mural of Jerusalem from Groisse Shil in Cherivtsi. Photo: Christian Herrmann  People become involved with Jewish heritage — Jewish built heritage — in many ways: as scholars, as researchers, as archaeologists, as documentarians, as genealogists and seekers of family history, as historians, as historic preservationists…. on and on. Based in … Continue reading