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Blog post | August 22, 2018

Wandering Through the Mellah

A park has replaced some structures within the Jewish Quarter of Essaouira.
World Monuments Fund's Frank Sanchis recently traveled to the Jewish Quarter of Essaouira, Morocco, a 2018 World Monuments Watch site. He recounts his time in the significant but crumbling district and reflects on a new WMF project that will document its history.
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David Ngwenya before the endangered rock art of Matobo Hills.
Every place has a person. David Ngwenya is a local steward of Matobo Hills Cultural Landscape in Zimbabwe, advocating for the protection of its extraordinary rock art and sacred sites as they face man-made threats, including deforestation and vandalism.
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Blog post | April 30, 2018

Conserving My Place of Worship

First Baptist Church of Mawlamyine
As the ongoing conservation work at First Baptist Church of Mawlamyine continues, a group of engineering students who are coincidentally church congregants, partake in the conservation methods and studies of their church.
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Iasi Aron Kodesh detail
As Jewish communities around the world prepare for the Passover holiday, World Monuments Fund is reflecting on some of the accomplishments of our Jewish Heritage Program. Today we’re happy to share updates and new images from the restoration efforts at the Great Synagogue of Iaşi, in the city of Iaşi, Romania.
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