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Synagoga i Jesziwa w Sejnach

Synagogues: Historic Buildings – on their cultural and educational potential

A conversation with Helise Lieberman (Executive Director of the Taube Center for Jewish Life & Learning Foundation ) and Dr. Glenn Kurtz (author of Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film).

 Synagogues: Historical Traces- on the history of the buildings and their communities.

 A conversation with Professor Thomas C.Hubka (Professor Emeritus from the Department of Architecture, University of Wisconsin−Milwaukee, author of Resplendent Synagogue:Architecture and Worship in an 18th century Polish Community(2003)) and Professor Marcin Wodziński (Department of Jewish Studies at the University of Wrocław, author of Historical Atlas of Hasidism (2018); Hasidism. Key Questions (2018))

 

As part of the project "Virtual meetings with the material heritage of Polish Jews" the FODŻ Foundation, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organizes a series of webinars in English on Jewish monuments in Poland. During the meetings, we will talk about the history and the state of preservation of these objects, their cultural and educational potential, as well as various ideas for their protection and the challenges related to this issue. The meetings will be attended by FODŻ employees and distinguished guests from Poland and abroad.

A series of three webinars took place in November and December:

Virtual meetings with
the material heritage of Polish Jews

 

Webinar I

Webinar II

Webinar III

The opportunity to get acquainted with selected monuments of Jewish heritage in Poland (synagogues, cemeteries and a funeral home) and visit them without leaving home.

Virtual Tours

Blog about Jewish heritage in Poland. Interesting articles, fascinating photo reports presenting the beauty and symbolism of Jewish monuments.

News

We invite you to watch the recordings of the Webinars