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Aug
19
Sun
Educational walk, Oswiecim @ Oswiecim
Aug 19 @ 16:30 – 18:30

A guided walking tour of Jewish Oswiecim, the town in Poland where the Auschwitz camp is located, using the Oshpitzin mobile app.

Before WW2 Oswiecim was a majority Jewish town. Its Yiddish name was Oshtpitzin.

Before coming to the walk please download the free app Oshpitzin the smartphone (iPhone / Android) or tablet:

by page:  http://www.app.oszpicin.pl or independently by the App Store or Google Play

Aug
23
Thu
Guided tour @ Synagogue Pfaffenhofen
Aug 23 @ 16:00 – 17:30

Free guided tours of the Synagogue in Pfaffenhofen, France (Alsace).

Built in 1791, it is a fine example of French Alsatian rural synagogue architecture, with a steep pitched tiled roof and simple interior. It was restored and opened as a Jewish museum in 2000.

Aug
28
Tue
Guided tour, Jewish heritage of Bruyères @ Tourist Office
Aug 28 @ 15:00 – 17:00

 

A rare chance to tour Jewish heritage sites in Bruyere — the synagogue, now the Henri Mathieu museum, and the Jewish cemetery. 

Sep
2
Sun
European Days of Jewish Culture @ All over Europe
Sep 2 all-day

September 2 is the date anchoring this year’s European Days of Jewish Culture, a continent-wide event that opens Jewish heritage sites to visitors and programs a plethora of Jewish cultural events.

This year’s theme is “Storytelling.”

In some countries, there are several days (or weeks) of events; in other countries the “Day” takes place on a different date.

You can see individual country programs on the web site.

Sep
16
Sun
Guided visits & lecture @ Synagogue of Brumath
Sep 16 @ 14:00 – 18:00

The synagogue will be open for visits, with a lecture on its history and architecture at 3 p.m.

Built in the first half of the 19th century, the synagogue of Brumath is located in a tree-lined courtyard.
This sanctuary is accessed by a western porch covered by a zinc roof supported by a row of Doric columns. In the center of the porch, a large door allowed access to men. It is flanked by two small doors. One was used by men for the exit, the other was reserved for women.

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