Call for Applications: Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe Grants

Objects displayed in the Florence Jewish Museum. Photo © Ruth Ellen GruberRothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe: Autumn 2016 Grant Round Open The Foundation welcomes applications to its Autumn 2016 grant round for projects working with Jewish Archives and Libraries, and Jewish Museums. Please note: The Foundation operates a two stage application process. … Continue reading

Poland: Annual Preserving Memory Awards presented

The Krakow Jewish Community choir performs during the Preserving Memory awards ceremonyThe 19th annual “Preserving Memory” awards honoring non-Jewish Poles who preserve, protect, maintain, and promote Jewish heritage in Poland were presented at a ceremony at the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow on June 26. The awards were established in 1998 … Continue reading

Call for Papers: 3rd International Congress on Jewish Architecture

Jubilee synagogue int wm1  We are pleased for share this Call for Papers for an important upcoming conference.   Synagogue and Museum. 3rd International Congress on Jewish Architecture November 21-23, 2016 Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany The congress is organized by the Bet Tfila … Continue reading

Krakow: 7@Nite – Night of the Synagogues

The ark in the Remuh synagogue, just before 2 a.m.  Last night — June 4-5 — was the sixth edition of the “7@Nite” or “Night of the Synagogues”  in Krakow, a wonderful initiative where all seven of the synagogues in the historic Jewish district, Kazimierz, were opened to the … Continue reading