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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 that ESJF received from the European Commission entails a mass survey of 1500 Jewish cemeteries in 5 countries, as well as educational programs, building cooperation with local authorities and spreading the word about our shared heritage. Between 5-7 June, policy officer Maciej Hofman from the European Commission Directorate-General for Education, Youth,…
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Surveys started in Mykolaiv oblast, Ukraine

The ESJF team began the ground surveys in Mykolaiv oblast, southern Ukraine. We planning to visit 45 cemeteries altogether. In Mykolaiv there has not been a comprehensive list of Jewish cemeteries before. ESJF in-house historian, Kateryna Malakhova conducted archival research and identified 16 places documented Jewish cemeteries, that have not previously been assessed by researchers.…
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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 channel’s series “Pur și simplu”…
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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 under our 2019 mass survey project “Protecting the Jewish cemeteries of Europe: a full mapping process with research and monitoring and individual costed proposals for protection”, co-funded by the European Union. Our team travelled in Greece between…
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