March 19, 2021

65 Thousand Gravestones digitized in the Łódź Jewish Cemetery

65,000 photographs of gravestones in the Łódź Cemetery are being digitized this year with details from the burial cards will be made available online later this year.  This cooperative project is being undertaken by the Jewish Community, the State Archives in Łódź and the Cultural Heritage Foundation. The collection, the only […]
September 4, 2018

A Key to the City – Lemberg (Reclaiming the Past)

  The city of Lviv held a ceremony, called A Key to the City Reclaiming the Memory of the Past, on September 2, honoring dozens of Jewish heritage activists for their work in “preserving, promoting and carrying out research and educational work on Jewish heritage in Western Ukraine.  One of […]
October 1, 2017

It’s Not the Warsaw You Think

For those of you who are considering attending the IAJGS Conference next August 2018, this article in the New York Jewish Week is worth a read.