Conference: Jewish Heritage Tourism in the Digital Age. Venice, Oct. 23-25

Tourists in the Scuola Spagnola, Venice

 

Announcement of a Conference: JEWISH HERITAGE TOURISM IN THE DIGITAL AGE.

 

Tourists in Prague outside the Old-New synagogue.

Organized by Beit Venezia, Jewish Heritage Europe and the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe, the conference will take place in Venice, Oct. 23-25.

The program is set, but you can register to attend — space is limited, however, so register early.

The challenges and opportunities posed by Jewish heritage tourism and travel in Europe are the focus of this three-day conference and raise many important issues both in places where there is an active local Jewish population and in places where there are sites of Jewish heritage but no organized Jewish community.

The conference will focus on issues that reflect the growing diversity and energy of Jewish and Jewish-themed tourism in Europe, both for Jews and for others. But it will also address both the specifics of Jewish heritage tourism and how it fits within heritage tourism/travel in general. Special emphasis will be given to the ways in which technology influences and possibly changes Jewish heritage tourism.

This conference follows on from a number of major international conferences on Jewish built heritage issues that have taken place since 1990.

Please note that registration is required.

 

Full details, registration form, and program can be found by clicking the link https://www.jewishtourismvenice2017.eu/

 

Jewish travel app for Thessaloniki, Greece

 

Visitors at the Kupa Synagogue, Krakow

 

 

 

 

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