45th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Riyadh decides about the Application with the Medieval Jewish Heritage in Erfurt (Germany)

Old Synagogue Erfurt

In September 2023, UNESCO holds its 45th session of the World Heritage Committee In Riyadh. On the agenda is the Medieval Jewish Heritage in Erfurt. Read more about the unique assembly of buildings and the important history of the Jews in Erfurt at medieval.eu.


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About Maria Stürzebecher

I am the curator of the Museum Old Synagogue in Erfurt and scientific coordinator for the UNESCO World Heritage application Jewish-Medieval Heritage in Erfurt. Since 2012, I am editing the series "Erfurter Schriften zur Jüdischen Geschichte"; in 2020, the 6th volume "Ritual Objects in Ritual Contexts." was published. I studied History of Arts, Archaeology, Sociology and History and wrote my PhD thesis about the medieval Erfurt Treasure, which was published in 2009 entitled „Der Schatzfund aus der Erfurter Michaelisstrasse – Mittelalterliche Goldschmiedearbeiten als Zeugnisse jüdischen Lebens in Erfurt“.