Jewish Heritage Report
Issue No. 1 / March 1997

The "Church" and the City, April 18-19, 1997
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Cleveland, OH Friday, April 18, 1:30 PM: Samuel Gruber, "The Continuing Exodus: The Role of the Synagogue in Jewish Urban Migration" Saturday, April 19, 1997, 8:30 AM: Dianne Morris, "Wilshire Boulevard Temple and the Golden Age of Hollywood"

Society of Architectural Historians, April 16-20, 1997 Baltimore, MD
Friday, April 18, 3:30 PM: Thomas C. Hubka, "The Influence of the Zohar on the Architecture of the Eighteenth-Century Polish Synagogue."

Jewish Art in Greece: A Symposium, Sept. 8-18, 1997
The Center for Jewish Art presents its sixth symposium in the biennial series that examines the Jewish artistic heritage of various countries. The symposium, to be held from September 8-18, 1997, will provide a fascinating opportunity to explore the rich culture and history of the Greek Jewish community and to enjoy the unique beauty of the country and its islands. Faculty and staff from Hebrew University and the Center for Jewish Art will be joined by architect Elias Messinas, Zanet Battinou, curator of the Jewish Museum of Greece, and Nicholas Stavroulakis, founder and former director of the Jewish Museum in Greece and Project Manager of the Etz Hayim Synagogue restoration, Hania (Crete).

Dedication of cemetery monument at Wyszkow, Poland, Sept. 21, 1997
For more information contact the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Aborad, 1101 15th St., NW, Washington, DC, 20005.

American Association for Polish-Jewish Studies Conference, May 30-June 1, 1998
The theme of the conference will be the Jews of Galicia. Contact AAPJS, 1583 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, (617) 547-7701.

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