Jewish Heritage Europe

European Day of Jewish Culture — Sept. 14

  The annual European Day of Jewish Culture is just around the corner. This year the cross-border event takes place September 14. The theme this year is “Women in Judaism.” Hundreds of events and initiatives are planned in:   Austria, Belgium, Bosnia … continue reading →

Restoration work in Jewish cemetery in Hungary

  The Jewish Cemetery in Rácalmás, Hungary has undergone restoration work with state funding, continuing work begun last year. According to an August 27 government press release,  restoration work to the lower part of the cemetery was carried out with  … continue reading →

Clean-up at Vilna Ghetto Jewish Library building

Often we think of Jewish built heritage in terms of synagogue buildings, mikvaot, Jewish cemeteries, and other sites with religious association. Or Holocaust memorial sites, former ghettos and Jewish quarters, Jewish schools, rabbis’ houses, and the like. Clean-up operations for such … continue reading →