In the Labyrinth of the Times: with Mordechai W. Bernstein through 1700 years of German-Jewish History

Until 13 February 2022 Mordechai W. Bernstein (1905–1966) worked for the “Yiddish Scientific Institute” (YIVO) in Wilno which relocated to New York in 1941. He was commissioned by the YIVO to trace documents and objects which had been looted during the Nazi era. Between 1948 and 1951 he visited some 800 places in his search for vestiges of German-Jewish culture. He published the results of ...

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Donations from Claire Maratier and Lydie Lachenal. The School of Paris in the collections of the mahJ

Until January 2, 2022 The mahJ presents a hanging of works from its collections offered by two great collectors, daughters of the painters of the School of Paris, Michel Kikoïne and Léon Weissberg. Daughter of the painter Michel Kikoïne (1892-1968), Claire Maratier (1915-2013) grew up in La Ruche, where her father’s studio is located, surrounded by artists who, like him, are mostly ...

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Freedom of expression at the tip of the pencil. Interview with three brilliant and insolent cartoonists: Michel KICHKA, Pierre KROLL and Nicolas VADOT!

THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2021 AT 8:00 PM The assassination of Samuel Paty on October 16, 2020 in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine in France, sadly put freedom of expression back in the spotlight. The history-georgraphy teacher had, to illustrate a course on freedom of expression, shown his students caricatures of Muhammad a few days before his death. By targeting Samuel Paty, his assassin wanted to attack ...

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POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews – through the Global Education Outreach Program invites scholars and academic institutions to propose three-day research workshops

Topics:  GEOP Interdisciplinary Research Workshops may be devoted to any topic of relevance in Polish-Jewish Studies such as history, cultural studies, art history, public history, museology, memory studies or related subjects. We invite applications which approach the field from new and innovative perspectives and especially encourage interdisciplinary and comparative research.  ...

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“Where Art Thou? Gen 3:9” Temporary exhibition for the 80th anniversary of the closure of the Warsaw Ghetto

Until April 25, 2021 On November 16, 1940, the Warsaw ghetto was closed. 80 years ago, the city was divided into two parts by a wall. Jews trapped in the ghetto were separated from information, their relatives, verdure, trees or the view of the sky to the horizon. The exhibition „Where Art Thou? Gen 3:9” symbolically refers to this moment. The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, ...

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