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ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

ESJF is Recruiting Editors for Jewish Cemetery Surveys

The ESJF European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative is seeking part-time Survey Data Editors to ensure the accuracy of our cemetery database entries. These are remote positions with flexible hours and a fluctuating workload. By summer 2021, the ESJF will complete surveying 1,700 Jewish cemetery sites within the framework of its second EU-funded pilot project “Protecting the…
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As Surveys Finish in Zhytomyr, ESJF Moves on to Dnipropetrovsk

ESJF are pleased to announce that last week we wrapped up our surveys in the Zhytomyr region of Ukraine, during which we were able to visit 88 sites. Now, our teams are making progress on cemeteries in the Dnipropetrovsk region, and yesterday, they sent us these photos from the Pavlohrad Jewish cemetery. There are records…
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Joint Teacher Training Event Wraps Up in Kaunas

It is the second and final day of the ESJF’s teacher training seminar in Kaunas, Lithuania: “Teaching Jewish heritage in your class. Using Jewish cemeteries in education”. The seminar, run in partnership with Centropa, has brought educators from across Lithuania together to learn about teaching Jewish heritage in a meaningful, engaging way. Yesterday, attendees took…
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Teacher Training Seminar Takes Place in Krakow

Today is the second day of our two-day teacher training event at the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow, “Teaching Jewish heritage in your class. Using Jewish cemeteries in education”, run in conjunction with our partners at Centropa. The event is off to a good start – yesterday, attendees took part in a number of activities,…
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ESJF Consortium Invites Tenders for Historical Overviews

ESJF, Centropa, and the Foundation for Jewish Heritage are pleased to announce an invitation to tender for a key part of our EU-funded Pilot Project, Protecting the Jewish Cemeteries of Europe: A Continuation of the Mapping Process. The pilot will involve detailed ground and drone surveys of 1,700 Jewish cemeteries across seven countries (Croatia, Georgia,…
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