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Museum as Memoryscape: The Virtual Shtetl Portal of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

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virtual museum
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memory
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local history
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data sharing
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jewish history
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european history
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This paper focuses on the Virtual Shtetl Portal of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews (www.sztetl.org.pl). Virtual Shtetl utilizes a Web platform that enables registered users to participate in the sharing of memories, public history and other information relevant to the preservation of Jewish cultural heritage.

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Demonstration - show your project
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