Major exhibition on Jewish inscriptions in southern Italy

  A major exhibition on Jewish inscriptions in Basilicata and in Puglia, displayed in several venues, has opened in southern Italy. Called “Ketav, Sefer, Miktav: Jewish Written Culture in Basilicata and Puglia,” the exhibition is mounted in honor of the late scholar … Continue reading

Ukraine: gallery of photos by Christian Herrmann

  The German researcher, photographer and blogger Christian Herrmann has posted a gallery of stunning black and white photographs of Jewish heritage sites in western Ukraine, taken on his most recent visit. Included are sites in Chernivtsi, Staryi Sambir, Sokal, … Continue reading

Germany launches new Jewish tourism/travel guide

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has launched a valuable new resource — an illustrated, online “e-brochure” titled “Germany for the Jewish Traveler,” which includes travel tips and information about Jewish life, Jewish culture and places of interest in 64 … Continue reading