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*DIGITAL* From “Little Jerusalem” to the “Lost Mural”: Preserving Jewish & Immigrant Heritage

December 1, 2021: 7:00 pm

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In 1885, a group of Lithuanian immigrants settled in Burlington’s Old North End, where they transplanted their religious traditions and culture. Archivists Aaron Goldberg and Jeff Potash describe the “Lost Mural,” a rare survivor of the lost genre of European painted synagogues and tell the story of conserving the mural in Burlington.

About Aaron Goldberg and Jeff Potash

Aaron Goldberg and Jeff Potash are long-time archivists at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington, co-directors of the Lost Mural Project, and contributing archivists to the VT PBS production: “Little Jerusalem, Burlington’s Jewish Community.”

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Partner: The National Endowment for the Humanities – A More Perfect Union Initiative

Underwriter: Peter Gilbert Endowment Fund

Statewide Underwriters

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Photo courtesy Ohavi Zedek Synagogue

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Date:
December 1, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm
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Organizer

Renee Ursitti
Phone:
(802) 388-4095

Venue

Ilsley Public Library
75 Main St
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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Website:
http://www.ilsleypubliclibrary.org/