By Daniela Greiber David was first a chanich, then a madrich and for the last 10 years, has been the Director of the Glamsta Jewish camp in Sweden. Sasha and Mina came from the Szarvas international camp in Hungary. Josh was the only Brit, representing RSY-Netzer, an international progressive Jewish youth movement. Tina came from Poland where she heads Atid, the main Jewish community summer camp. Ella joined from Germany where she founded the … [Read more...] about A Swede, a Brit and a Latvian walk into the Leaders Assembly’s bar…
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By Liam Hoare eJewish Philanthropy Since its launch five years ago, Jewish Heritage Europe has become an essential one-stop shop for news, information, and resources concerning, as the name indeed suggests, matters of Jewish culture and built heritage in Europe: museums; synagogues; cemeteries, and so on. Ruth Ellen Gruber, the author of Virtually Jewish: Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe who has chronicled Jewish life in Europe for over … [Read more...] about Ruth Ellen Gruber Reflects on Five Years of Jewish Heritage Europe
The Jewish Education Grant Programme of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe is now open for applications and can be accessed via their website. Applications to this programme will be reviewed in two stages. The first application stage is open and will close on the 20th March 2017. … [Read more...] about New grants available for Professional Development and Jewish Heritage Education in European Jewish communities
By Liam Hoare eJewish Philanthropy At the beginning of the year, a lively debate took place in the pages of Mosaic on the condition of Jewish museums. Edward Rothstein posited that, by and large, Jewish museums have come to offer a “paltry view of Judaism, Jewish history, and Jewish public responsibility”: "Minimize your profile, mute your pride; be overly indulgent, even perversely so, of the tastes and priorities of the surrounding … [Read more...] about European Jewish Museums: Universal or Particular?
By Daniela Greiber In 1949, the Israeli Institute for Public Opinion Research published a report on tourists’ experiences when visiting the newly founded Jewish state. The National Library of Israel has a wonderful array of documents and images showing the local attractions and services that were a focus for the tourists. An instructive (and amusing) video campaign (Show a welcoming face to the visitor) was developed to encourage Israelis to … [Read more...] about Show a Welcoming Face to the European Visitors to Limmud Conference