Jewish Heritage Europe

10 Stars Project is Inaugurated in Czech Republic!

Mazel tov! After nearly four years of work, the ambitious 10 Stars project in the Czech Republic is being inaugurated this month. (See schedule below) A nationwide project linking 10 synagogues/sites of Jewish heritage around the Czech Republic, 10 Stars … continue reading →

Work Begins to Increase Accessibility to Jewish necropolis in Lucena, Spain

  Work has begun on a major project to improve visitor infrastructure and increase accessibility to the medieval Jewish necropolis in Lucena, near Cordoba — the largest excavated Jewish cemetery in Spain. The project, designed by the firm Marrero Architects, includes … continue reading →

Museum of Warsaw Praga nearing completion

The Museum of Warsaw Praga, which includes a preserved and restored private Jewish prayer house decorated with vivid wall paintings, is nearing completion and should open by the end of the year. Local media toured the site earlier this month. … continue reading →

Białystok Jewish cemetery — a useful initiative (signage!)

Visitors to Jewish cemeteries who don’t know Hebrew can find themselves lost in a sea of unreadable epitaphs. An initiative is under way at the Bagnówka (Eastern) Jewish cemetery in Białystok, Poland (the city’s only surviving Jewish cemetery) to help … continue reading →