To raise awareness of the rich Belarusian-Jewish cultural heritage and assist the more comprehensive and objective presentation of the Jewish heritage in Belarus within the national and the global context.
BELARUSIAN-JEWISH CULTURAL HERITAGE CENTER
ONE OF THE CENTER'S KEY OBJECTIVES is the creation of the Jewish Museum in Belarus as a complete and contemporary platform including a museum exposition and a cultural, research and educational centers.
The center conducts complex work that includes popularization of the Belarusian-Jewish heritage by organizing various projects and events, developing universal solutions for the future museum exposition, and collaborating with local and foreign experts and organizations developing a research network.
CENTER WORK PRINCIPLES
approving the topic of the Belarusian-Jewish cultural heritage as a national treasure and integrating it into different areas of activity;
exploring new forms of presentation of this heritage;
being aimed not only at the Jewish community, but at the modern society as a whole;
exploring the modern national identity and the interconnections and reciprocal influences of the Belarusian and the Jewish culture;
breaking the false cliches and stereotypes;
striking the balance in working with academic environment and involving specialists from other fields, attracting the younger generation.
developing the discourse about the Jewish heritage as an integral part of the Belarusian history;