Ivana Dubová, a long-time supporter of the Jewish Museum in Prague, visited the Museum on 4 January 2019. Together with her escort, she visited the Old-New Synagogue and the Museum’s conservation/restoration workshops, where she talked to experts from the Museum’s Collections Department about the possibilities for supporting their conservation/restoration activities.
Ivana Dubová (second from the right) at the Museum's restoration workshop
On 15 February 2019, the Museum was privately visited by Jason Dov Greenblatt, U.S. President Donald Trump’s Special Middle East Envoy. In the company of the Museum director, he visited the Old Jewish Cemetery and the Museum’s exhibitions.
Rabbi David Baruch Lau, the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, arrived in Prague on 13 March 2019 at the invitation of the Jewish Community of Prague. On the second day of his stay, he visited the Old Jewish Cemetery and the Museum’s exhibitions and was shown a selection of rare manuscripts and printed books in the reading room of the Museum Library.
Rabi Lau in the museum library's study room