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Arnold Schönberg Centre Schwarzenbergplatz 6 Third District Wien Tel: 43 1 712 18 88 Fax : 43 1 7122 1888-88 Email : Web: www.schoenberg. at


Erich Fried Memorial Room, Alsergrund Local History Museum

Währinger Strasse 43

Ninth District


Tel:   43 400 09 127


Judenplatz Museum

Judenplatz 8

1010 Wien

Tel:     +43 1 535 0431

Fax:    +43 1 535 0424




Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien

Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna

Museum: Dorotheergasse 11
Office: Trattnerhof 2/106

A-1010 Wien

Tel:     +43 1 535 0431                                 

Tel:     +43 1 535 0431

Fax:    +43 1 535 0424




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USA: Middletown, Pennsylvania's B'nai Jacob is Small, but Still a Treasure (and tied to Pušalotas, Lithuania)

Discussion of the historic B'nai Jacob synagogue (1906) in Middletown, Pennsylvania and its relation to the extant former synagogue in Pušalotas, Lithuania. B'nai Jacob's congregation is rainsing money for repairs to the front exterior steps.

USA: Beachwood Ohio's Fairmount Temple is a Monument of Mid-20th-Century Jewish Design

Discussion of the mid-century modern Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, Ohio, designed by ntoed architect Percival Goodman.

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Museum of the History of Religion
Tel. 44 24 01

Belorussian State Museum for the History of World War II
Tel. 26 15 37

It was opened on November 7, 1944, when severe struggle was still going on. The museum’s collection and 30 exposition halls contain approximately 80.000 unique exhibits: a rich collection of documents and photos, weapons used by hoops and partisans including homemade ones. There is a diorama of the Maly Trastyanets death camp (the third largest in Europe).  

Historical Museum of the Jewish Autonomous District
25 Lenin Street
Birobidzhan, Jewish Autonomous District

Museum of Old Testament Painting
Birobidzhan House of Culture
11 Shalom Aleichem Street
Birobidzhan, Jewish Autonomous District

Marc Chagall Museum
2 Putna street, Vitebsk

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Musée Juif de Belgique
rue des Minimes 21
1000 Brussels
Tel. +32 2 512 19 63
Fax +32 2 513 48 59

The Jewish Museum of Belgium has an important collection of objects (the oldest dating from the 16th C.), documents and books which perfectly illustrate Jewish traditional life.

Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance
Goswin de Stassartstraat 153
2800 Mechelen
Tel. + 32 15 29 06 60
Fax + 32 15 29 08 76

The Mechelen Museum of Deportation and the Resistance is one of the rare museums in Europe to bear witness to the tragedy suffered by the Jewish people during the Second World War and be located in one of the places that itself served as an antechamber for the extermination of the Jewish people. The foundation stone of the new museum was laid by the President of the Flemish Community, Mr. Luc Van den Brande, on September 20, 1992.

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Jewish Museum
Jewish Religious Center
Ekzarh Josif 16
1000 Sofia
Tel. 359 2 831273
Fax 3592 870163

The museum is housed at the recently restored synagogue in Sofia. The small collection is especially notable for its selection of Parochet (Ark curtains) from former synagogues of Bulgaria.  There is also an exhibit on the history of Jews in Bulgaria and the fate of the community during the Holocaust.

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