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ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Policy officer Maciej Hofman from the European Commission visits Zakarpattya with the ESJF survey team

The 2019-2020 EU grant given to ESJF entails not only a mass survey of 1,500 Jewish cemeteries across 5 countries, but also educational initiatives and efforts to build cooperation with local authorities in spreading the word about our shared heritage. Between the 5th and the 7th of June, policy officer Maciej Hofman from the European…
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Surveys started in Mykolaiv oblast, Ukraine

The ESJF team has begun ground surveys in Mykolaiv oblast, in southern Ukraine. We are planning to visit 45 cemeteries in the region altogether. A comprehensive list of the Jewish cemeteries in Mykolaiv has never before been compiled. As such, Kateryna Malakhova, the ESJF’s in-house historian, has been conducting archival research, and has been able…
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ESJF survey work covered by Radio Free Europe Moldova

ESJF survey work covered by Radio Free Europe Moldova

The video clip (in Russian with Romanian subtitles) ESJF’s work surveying 150 Jewish cemetery sites in the Republic of Moldova has been covered in a short documentary by journalist Eugenia Creţu for Radio Free Europe Moldova. The news item, titled “Salvarea de uitare” (“Saving from oblivion”), is part of the series “Pur și simplu” (“Simply”)…
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ESJF signs agreement with Lithuanian Jewish community for mass surveys of Jewish cemeteries

ESJF signs agreement with Lithuanian Jewish community for mass surveys of Jewish cemeteries

The ESJF is delighted to announce the signing of a cooperation agreement with the Lithuanian Jewish community

ESJF surveys concluded in Greece

ESJF surveys concluded in Greece

ESJF is proud to announce that field surveys have wrapped up in the first of the project countries in our 2019 EU co-funded mass survey project: “Protecting the Jewish cemeteries of Europe: a full mapping process with research and monitoring and individual costed proposals for protection”. Our team travelled around Greece between March 26th and…
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