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Facebook Jewish Museum Hohenems has created a English group on Facebook Click here to view the group and the click the Join button to join it!

We are sorry to report the passing of AFJMH board member Harry Weil. He was a friend to all and will be sorely missed. Please click here for more information

New Museum Web Site
The museum has a new web site. Please click here to visit the museum's website

Next Descendants' Reunion in 2017
2017 is the 400th anniversary of the "Schutzbrief" - that is the 400th anniversary of Jews in Hohenems. Therefore, the museum plans to have a descendants’ reunion Thursday through Sunday, July 27-30, 2017.

Jessica Piper-Rosenthal's Blog
The AFJMH is sponsoring Jessica Piper-Rosenthal this summer as an intern at the museum.
Please click here to see her blog

Thank you to our wonderful In Touch newsletter editor Susan Shimer. She brings us a beautifully-presented and informative newsletter twice a year. Below you can find the most recent editions. To submit an article for a future edition or ask questions about a previous edition, please contact Susan by sending and e-mail to editor@afjmh.org.

Newsletter Archive

  • Special Report - 2013 Year in Review
  • July 2013 In Touch Newsletter - 2013 Brunner Family Reunion, In Memory of Tom Brunner
  • December 2012 - Memorial of Felix Jaffe, Histories on the Uffenheimer and Hirschfeld families
  • March 2012 - Hanno Loewy chosen as new president of the Association of European Jewish Museums
  • September 2011 - History of the Museum, Harry Weil, Otto Amann
  • December 2010 - 2010 Brunner Reunion, Gertude Clark, Walter Munk, Mark Brunner, Rabbi Dr. Aron Taenzer
  • September 2010 - Cantor Jacob Hohenemser, Preserving History
  • December 2009 - Alps Exhibition, Voralberg Elections, Jewish Cemetery
  • June 2009 - The Reunion, Austrian Cultural Forum, Jewish Cemetery, Clinton H. Brown, Alice H. Bergman
  • October 2008 - 2008 Decscendent's Reunion, Mark Brunner, Serge Angiel, Helene (Nini) Amler
  • January 2008 - Reunion Registration, Brettuaer Brothers, Philippe Halsman, Gerhard Salinger
  • July 2007 - New Permanent Exhibition, Brunner Family Reunion, Displaced Persons, Erwin Taenzer
  • January 2007 - William Mendelsohn, Judish K. Munk, Stefan Zweig, Harvey E. Gutman, Sister Hedwig Wahle
  • July 2006 - Dedication of the Former Synagogue
  • January 2006 - Museum's Archives and Collections, Jewish Community of Innsbruck
  • July 2005 - Hohenems - Meran - St. Gallaen, Jewish Settlements South of Hohenems
  • January 2005 - New York Event, Taenzers Attend Sulzer Celebration, Kantormania, Walter Mintz
  • June 2004 - Stephan H. Rollin, Cantormania, Migration, Opening of the Salomon Sulzer Auditorium
  • March 2004 - Salomom Sulzer, Synagogue Restoration
  • September 2003 - Dr. Hanno Loewy Appointed Director, Brunner Family Reunion, Kurt Bollag, Professor Erik Weltsch
  • January 2003 - New Web Site, Synagogue Restoration, Report from Eric Billes, George Arnstein, Rosenthal Descendents
  • July 2002 - Rosenthal Family, Sister Hedwig Wahle, Alfred Otto Munk
  • May 2002 - Letters to Hohenems by Eva Grabherr
  • Feburary 2002 - Brentano Family, Rabbi Aron Tanzer
  • August 2001 - 10th Anniversary, The Cemetery, Brunner Family Reunion