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 contemporary 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;
inter-disciplinary approach: striking a balance in working with academic environment and involving specialists from other fields, using new technologies.
developing the discourse about Jewish heritage as an integral part of the Belarusian history;