Projects

Visual Documentation of the Jewish Communities in Switzerland

 

Beit Hatfutsot is asking for your assistance in collecting photographs and films depicting all aspects of Jewish life in Switzerland, past and present. Our aim is that with your assistance to enrich our photo and film collections and thus to ensure that Jewish life in Switzerland is recorded in the museum's databases and becomes an integral part of our museum, along with all other Jewish communities throughout the Diaspora.

 

All photographs and films will be returned to the owners.

 

For inquiries please contact

Ms....

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The Solly Yellin Center of Lithuanian Jewry

The Solly Yellin Center of Lithuanian Jewry at the Spiegel Family Study Area represents an important addition to the Permanent Exhibit of the museum. Made possible thanks to the generous assistance of Mr. Solly Yellin and located on the first floor at the Spiegel Family Study Area within the Community Section, the center is dedicated to the history and heritage of the Jewish communities in Lithuania. Inaugurated in June 2001, The Solly Yellin Center includes information on 250 communities that existed before the Holocaust on the territory currently within the borders of the Republic of...

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Documentation of Jewish Communities in Austria

The Documentation of Jewish Communities in Austria is a multimedia-based database dedicated to the history and heritage of the Jewish communities that have flourished on the territory of the Republic of Austria from the early Middle Ages until the beginning of the 21st century.


The database is divided into a number of sections, each one dealing with a major historical period or subject. The Overview of the Jewish Life in Austria serves as a multimedia-based foreword offering a succinct introduction to the tremendous heritage of Jewish communities in Austria. Jewish life...

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