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Jewish Heritage Seminar:

Care, Conservation and Management and Use

of Historic Jewish Properties

 

Jewish Community Center

Bratislava, Slovakia

March 17 – 19, 2009

Seminar Schedule

(ALL SESSIONS AT JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER)

 

15:00–16:30    (I)        Opening Session                                                       

Welcome & Introduction to Seminar

Maros Borsky, Peter Salner

 

Overview of Jewish Heritage Issues for the Seminar

Session leaders:

Herbert Block, Ruth Ellen Gruber, Samuel D. Gruber

 

16:30-17:00    Coffee break

17:00-19:00    (II)       Session          

Knowing What you Have: Documentation and Protection of Judaica Collections and Documentation, Condition reviews, and Preservation Planning of Building and Sites

Session leaders:

Eleonora Bergman, Ivan Ceresnjes

 

19:00 – 20:00  Break                                     

20:00-21:00    Dinner at Jewish Community Center

Welcome by Pavol Traubner

                        Introduction of Distinguished Guests and Seminar Participants

21:00-22:00    (III)  Session over coffee & desert

Case Study: Jewish Heritage in Slovakia (some Problems and Solutions)

Session leader: Maros Borsky

 

Wednesday, March 18

Breakfast at hotel (kosher breakfast must be ordered in advance)

8:30                 (IV) Departure from Bratislava

Morning Theme: Restoration & Reuse of Synagogues

Excursion leader:  Maros Borsky, with local conservators

 

Hatam Sofer Memorial

Samorin Synagogue

Stupava Synagogue

13:30               Return to Bratislava / Lunch at Jewish Community Center

14:30-16:30    (V)       Session

Building conservation, project conception, organization and administration, 

Session Leaders: Michael Beizer, Eleonora Bergman, Mark Weber

16:30-17:00    Coffee break 

17:00-18:00    (VI)     Session

Funding Strategies for Conservation and Use

Session leader:  Samuel D. Gruber

18:00 -19:00    Break

19:00-20:00    Dinner at Jewish Community Center

20:00-22:00    (VII)    Session over coffee and desert

Before and after property restitution: economic, legal, religious issues

Session leaders: 

Herbert Block, Monika Krawczyk, Michael Schudrich

           

Thursday, March 19

Breakfast at hotel (kosher breakfast must be ordered in advance)

7:30                 Morning Minyan at Heydukova Street Synagogue (optional)

8:00                 Visit to Heydukova Street Synagogue (5 minute walk from hotel)

9:00-10:45                  (VIII)  Session

Jewish properties and cultural heritage: education, tourism and economic development

Session leaders:

Ruth Ellen Gruber, Max Polonovski,  Monika Krawczyk

 

10:45-11:00    Coffee break

11:00-13:00    (IX)  Closing session

Wrap-up: Present-day predicaments and follow up strategies

Panel: To be Announced

 

13:00-14:00     Lunch at Jewish Community Center

14:00               End of seminar and individual departure of participants

 

This seminar is sponsored by:

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

The Cahnman Foundation

International Survey of Jewish Monuments

The Jewish Community of Bratislava

The Jewish Heritage Foundation - Menorah

The Rothschild Foundation (Europe)

The Slovak Jewish Heritage Center

UZZNO

The World Monuments Fund


    
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