Jewish Heritage Europe

Plans for new Jewish (or Jewish-related) museums in Poland in the works

Much attention this year focused on the opening of the core exhibit of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. But four or five other new Jewish museums, or museums with Jewish themes,  are under development … continue reading →

Impact of tourism to religious heritage highlighted

    The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recently highlighted the impact of tourism to religious and/or spiritual sites. The organization states in a news release issued this month: According to UNWTO estimates, 300 to 330 million tourists visit … continue reading →

Poland notes: Travel App; Online Cemetery Research, Exhibitions & more

  So much goes on in Poland regarding Jewish built heritage that it can be hard to keep up… Some developments we are posting on individually, but here is a round up of some other recent news:   NEW APP … continue reading →

Izmir Jewish Heritage Tourism project formally launched

The Izmir Jewish Heritage Tourism project was formally launched as a tourism venture in Turkey this month at the Travel Turkey Izmir International Tourism Fair, which took place Dec. 4-7. The tourism project is being carried out by the GPC … continue reading →

Jewish Museum in Moldova reopens after revamp

    The Jewish Heritage of Moldova Museum, in Chisinau, Moldova, reopened at Hanukkah after being closed for a year while its main permanent exhibition was revamped and updated. According to the Museum, the new exhibition includes an interactive component … continue reading →