Italy - New Jewish Museum in Padova, Italy
Published on Sunday, 12 July 2015 22:47
A new museum recently opened in Padua/Padova Italy commemorating the city's rich Jewish heritage. The della Padova Ebraica (Museum of Jewish Padova) was the former Ashkenazi synagogue inaugurated in 1525 in the city's ghetto. The synagogue was badly damaged during WW ll and was rebuilt in 1998.
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Poland - Jewish Tombstones Found in Riverbed and Walkways
Published on Thursday, 09 July 2015 01:09
One hundred Jewish tombstone fragments were removed from the Warta River in Poland located in Mstow, Silesia –on the border with the Czech Republic. The tombstones were destroyed by the Nazis. The discovery was made by archaeologists from the University of Lodz. At one time Jews made up 30% of the Mstow before WWII.
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