Watch 5 Years of Mural Preservation Work in 14 Minutes

Watch this video to see a top speed review of five years of work on the mural – from the first opening of the wall in 2010 to check the mural’s condition to the final hoisting of the mural into position at it’s new home at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue after the move in...
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Preservation Award to Lost Shul Mural Project

The Burlington Lost Shul Mural Project and Ohavi Zedek Synagogue have been recognized by Preservation Burlington with its 2015 Preservation award for Institutional Property “in recognition of the extensive and painstaking work your synagogue and community has taken the time,...
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Who Were the First Jewish Settlers in Vermont?

As we begin 2016, it’s clear that Sen. Bernie Sanders has surpassed Ben or Jerry as the most famous Jewish Vermonter – whatever his level of community affiliation and religious observance. But Sen. Sanders is a relative newcomer, having arrived in the state in the...
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Video and Texts of Unveiling Remarks

If you were not able to attend the mural unveiling event in August, or if you would like to be reminded what our esteemed speakers had to say, their remarks have been posted as videos and/or transcripts. Special thanks to the donors who attended and to Gov. Kunin, Sen. Leahy, and...
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Mural Conservators to Present Their Work at International Conservation Conference

In May 2015 project conservators Richard Kerschner and Constance Silver will take the story of the mural restoration north to Montreal where they will present “The Rescue and Conservation of the Lost Shul Mural at the Joint Annual Meeting and Conference of the American...
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New Testing Complete for Final Cleaning & Restoration

Photographs by Richard Kerschner In December, just as Hanukkah was ending, so too did the autumn period of preparing the mural for the final phase of cleaning and restoration, and the intensive testing needed to plan and budget that process. Beginning after Sukkot, painting...
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News Coverage of the Mural Move

Couldn’t be there for the big move day? Catch up on events through the links below! Burlington Free Press ‘Lost’ Jewish Mural Finds New Home WPTZ Burlington Channel 5 “Just Heavenly:” Jewish Mural Moved to New Home WPTZ Burlington Channel 5 The Lost...
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The Mural has been Successfully Moved!

Dear Friends of the Lost Shul Mural, After years of dedicated effort, months of intricate planning and an international outpouring of your generous support we are pleased to announce that the Lost Shul Mural was successfully moved to Ohavi Zedek this morning! Our deep thanks and...
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Aaron Goldberg’s Reflections on the Upcoming Move

Today the Burlington Free Press posted an essay written by Lost Shul Mural Project Co-Director Aaron Goldberg. Click HERE to check it out!
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