Old Liberties of Hohenems
The second edition of the newspaper of the Jewish Museum HohenemsThe annual newspaper of the Jewish Museum Hohenems (its title refers to a note in Yiddish and Hebrew on the writ of privilege of 1617) is presenting reports on crucial dimensions of our museum’s activities. The second edition of 2018 includes speeches, reports and a photo documentation of the grand Reunion of descendants in 2018 – and exemplary family stories of Hohenems descendants all over the world, namely the Brunners, Rosenthals, Kahns, Hirschfelds, Burgauers, Sulzers and Landauers. The newspaper can be ordered through the museum (shipping costs).  ... more 
Arno Gisinger Schuss/Gegenschuss
Current Exhibition
Say Shibboleth! On Visible and Invisible BordersAn exhibition of the Jewish Museum Hohenems, in collaboration with the Jewish Museum Munich | Despite talk about globalization and international community, new borders, fences, and walls are erected all over the world—around states, occupied territories, and gated communities, between public and private spaces, between the legal and the illegal. Some of these borders are permeable and others fatal, some are visible and others reinforced by cultural codes, language tests, or biometric methods. Borders decide about life and death, “identity” and “otherness”, belonging and exclusion.  ... more 
Visit our Blog: "Letters from the Hohenems Diaspora"In 2017 we commemorate the Hohenems „letter of protection“ issued 400 years ago. And in July 2017 the descendants of the Hohenems Jews from all over the world will gather for their third international Reunion. In our new Blog „Letters from the Hohenems Diaspora. Looking forward to our Reunion 2017“ we report about events in Hohenems, family stories, European networks and personal reflexions. Stay tuned.  ... more