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ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Secondary school educational outreach in Ukraine completed in Vyshnivets

With the educational project on November 14th in Vyshnivets, Kyiv oblast, ESJF educational outreach in Ukraine to secondary school students has been completed under the pilot project co-funded by the European Commission.  Secondary school students of around 16 years of age were invited from four schools in Vyshnivets and the surrounding towns of Stary Vyshnivets,…
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First educational projects of our EU-funded pilot project take place in Ukraine

Educational activity under the pilot project that sponsors ESJF’s mass surveys in 2018-2020 has begun in Ukraine. On November 6th, educator and Jewish cemetery expert Dr. Alexandra Fishel led around 50 secondary school students to the Jewish cemetery in Bohuslav, Kyiv oblast. ESJF educational projects aim to make Jewish material heritage more accessible for young…
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Educational outreach in Slovakia coming to a close

ESJF’s educational projects in Slovakia are wrapping up. The projects, carried out with secondary school students in seven eastern Slovakian schools, have piloted ESJF’s educational activity in the country, serving as the basis for future heritage education. They reached almost 200 students from different schools across the country. Experienced educators Dr. Ján Hlavinka and Michala…
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Drone surveys wrapping up for 2019 with more than 90% of the work done

The ESJF is happy to report that we finished drone surveys for 2019. In the framework of the pilot project that runs between December 2018 and May 2020, funded by the European Commission we pledged to map and survey at least 1500 Jewish cemeteries in 5 countries: Moldova, Greece, Slovakia, Lithuania and Ukraine. We are…
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ESJF’s educational projects underway in Slovakia

ESJF educational projects underway in Slovakia

ESJF has begun its educational outreach to schools in Slovakia. On October 7th, 2019, the head of the Holocaust Documentation Center in Bratislava, Dr. Jan Hlavinka, led students of two schools in the eastern Slovakian town of Humenné on an excursion to the local Jewish cemetery.  Students from Gymnázium arm.gen. Ludvika Svobodu and elementary school…
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