Jewish Heritage Europe

Romania: new travel/tour opportunity

  A foundation in Romania has launched guided tours to Jewish heritage sites in the Maramures region of northern Transylvania in northwest Romania — including the towns of Sighet, Satu Mare, Simleu Silvaniei, and Baia Mare. The region — known … continue reading →

Will (or can) the great synagogue in Raşcov be conserved?

  The Great Synagogue of Raşcov (Rashcov), dating from the mid-18th century, is one of the most picturesque and impressive synagogue ruins in eastern Europe. Situated on the left bank of the Dniester River, the town of Raşcov is currently part … continue reading →

CfP: Transfer of Jewish-owned Cultural Objects in the Alps Adria Region in the 20th Century

  We are pleased to post this Call for Papers. Scholars and researchers (either attached to universities, museums, cultural heritage institutions, authorities, or working independently) are invited to submit proposals for a Poster Session and a Paper Session at an … continue reading →

CZ: Take a virtual tour of Třebíč

  Take a virtual tour of Třebíč, a small town in the Czech Republic not far from Brno that has one of the largest and most intact old Jewish quarters in central Europe. The Quarter includes two synagogues, the Jewish … continue reading →

Featuring Diarna — Saving Jewish history in the Middle East

      Diarna — the digital heritage mapping projecting — is racing against time to document endangered Jewish heritage sites in north Africa and the war-torn Middle East. Newsweek magazine features a lengthy article on its work. Newsweek reports … continue reading →