Religion Museums

Religion museums are, perhaps surprisingly, quite common in the former Communist space. Although religion was suppressed if not banned under Communism, many of the former Soviet states rank today among the world’s most religious societies, reveling in what had been a long-held component of national identity now given not only freedom, but, in many cases, official state support and support from private business and individuals. Religion museums are just one expression of this new situation.

The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, located in Warsaw, Poland, is a renowned cultural institution dedicated to preserving and presenting the 1,000-year history of Jewish presence in Poland and to promote tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect. It serves as a space for learning, reflection, and dialogue, exploring the rich cultural and religious […]

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