Museums of Jewish History and Culture: condition, problems, and prospects
July 1, 2011 / 6.30 pm
Center for Urban History, Lviv
The discussion was attended by summer school students, employees of Lviv-based museums with Judaica collections, as well as Jewish studies scholars from the USA and Israel – Prof. Natalia Aleksium, Dr. Vladimir Levin, Prof. Jonathan Dekel-Chen.
The meeting included presentations of the "Migdal-Shorashim" Museum of the History of Odessan Jews, and the Museum of the History of the Polish Jews in Warsaw, led by summer school participants, and employees of the respective institutions – Volodymyr Chaplin, and Anna Susak. Maksym Martyn, chair of the Judaica Department at the Lviv Museum of the History of Religion presented a project for a Museum of Jewish Culture in Lviv’s Staroyevreiska St.
The meeting was open to the Lviv public. The discussion was part of the Summer School for Jewish History and Heritage in East Central Europe.