Jewish Heritage Europe
Tuesday 1st December 2020

Netherlands: At 17th century Beth Haim Portuguese Jewish Cemetery in Ouderkerk, opening of visitors center is final step in 6-year development project. Plus – 3D models are available of 100 elaborate gravestones

(JHE) — A small visitors’ center has been opened at the historic Beth Haim Portuguese Jewish cemetery in Ouderkerk, completing a development project for the cemetery launched in 2014 on the 400th anniversary of its foundation in 1614. Around 28,000 ...
Jewish Heritage Europe
Saturday 28th November 2020

JHE in italiano – sommario 23-27 novembre

Ecco il sommario settimanale in italiano delle nostre notizie dal mondo dei beni culturali ebraici in Europa — Buona lettura!     Polonia: completato l’inventario del cimitero ebraico Bródno di Varsavia. Per ora sono risultate leggibili solo 2.184 iscrizioni su circa ...
Jewish Heritage Europe
Friday 27th November 2020

Poland: the inventory of Warsaw’s Bródno Jewish cemetery has been completed. So far, the inscriptions on only 2,184 out of c. 40,000 stones could be read — the others have to wait til the stones are lifted

(JHE) — Mazel tov! Researchers have completed the gargantuan task of making an inventory of the c. 40,000 headstones in Warsaw’s Bródno Jewish cemetery — most of which were uprooted during and after WW2 and have been lying piled up ...

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