Jewish Heritage Europe


Tisha b’Av…Using preservation to mourn destruction

Yesterday marked Tisha b’Av, or the Ninth of Av, the Jewish fast day that commemorates and mourns the destruction of the First and Second Temples and other tragedies that befell the Jewish people. On JHE, we reflect all the time … continue reading →


Call for Submissions: Photography Competition Illustrating Religious Heritage

Here’s an opportunity for photographers. Our friends at Future for Religious Heritage (FRH) (the European  network for historic places of worship) are sponsoring a summer photography competition — for photographs illustrating religious heritage. The initiative is aimed to promote religious … continue reading →


July JHE Newsletter is out — take a look (and subscribe!)

Our July JHE Newsletter is out — news, views, and insights from Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Ukraine, Slovakia and more…. Click here to access it online It’s a “summer travel” issue — so we highlight several travel-related reports, including … continue reading →


Slovakia: Online exhibit on Nová Synagóga in Žilina

A new online exhibition about the history of the important modernist New Synagogue (Nová Synagóga) in Žilina, Slovakia is now viewable — it is the digital version of a permanent exhibition now under preparation that will be installed in the … continue reading →