Our scientific collection director wrote a review of the anthology Visual Antisemitism in Central Europe: Imagery of Hatred for the journal Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History, which can be read here.
ALAVA has acquired the private collection of Holocaust survivor Peter Ehrenthal, who was born in Romania and recently died in the United States of America. The collection includes around 800 antisemitic postcards from the US and Europe that Ehrenthal collected over the course of his life.
The exhibition “#Fake Images: Unmask the Dangers of Stereotypes”, which has been organized by the Kazerne Dossin in Mechelen from 28 January until 7 December 2021, will be shown in a reduced version at the European Commission’s Berlaymont building from 8 November until 10 December 2022.
Newsletter Combating Antisemitism and Fostering Jewish Life: The exhibition #FakeImages displayed at the European Commission premises (2 December 2022)
The traveling exhibition “Plume de fiel, Images de haine. Esquisse d’une collection insolite”, which has been designed on the occasion of Arthur Langerman’s honoring as “Mensch de l‘année 2020”, will be shown at the Centre culturel de rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster (Neimënster) from 10 June until 26 July 2022. The exhibition will be inaugurated on 9 June 2022 at 18:30 h.
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Arthur Langerman has been awarded the title “Mensch de l’année” by the Centre Communautaire Laïc Juif in Brussels in 2020. The exhibition “Poison Pens, Images of Hatred. Extracts from an Unusual Collection” has been created in honor of this occasion. The Arthur Langerman Foundation’s second publication can be acquired here.
The exhibition “Images caricaturales des Juifs à travers l’histoire. Esquisse d’une collection insolite” at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels has been prolonged until 3 June 2022.
The documentary, which features numerous images from the ALAVA holdings, as well as interviews with the director of the Center for Research on Antisemitism, Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, and our collection director Carl-Eric Linsler, will be broadcast on ARTE on 19 January 2022 at 0:30 and on 25 January at 22:40. In addition, it will be broadcast on ORF 2 on 24 January at 23:25. The film can be seen in advance from 18 January onwards in the ARTE media library.
The documentary, which will be broadcast on ARD on 25 October 2021 at 20:15, features several images from the ALAVA holdings.
The exhibition “Plume de fiel, Images de haine. Esquisse d’une collection insolite”, which has been designed by our curator Philippe Pierret on the occasion of Arthur Langerman’s honoring as “Mensch de l‘année 2020”, will be shown, in revised form, under the title “Images caricaturales des Juifs à travers l’histoire. Esquisse d’une collection insolite” at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels from 15 October 2021 until 31 March 2022.
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In Overleven na de Holocaust. Hoe het ‘Jeruzalem aan de Schelde’ herleefde en het Grand Hôtel in Knokke het eerste naoorlogse vakantieoord werd Belgian journalist and writer Rosine De Dijn also takes up Arthur Langerman’s family history. In addition, the volume, which is available in Dutch and German, contains numerous illustrations from the inventory of ALAVA. To the publisher’s announcement