Jewish Heritage Europe

Historic Roman Ghetto: 3-D model allows “virtual tour”

  A new virtual reconstruction  at Rome’s Jewish Museum lets visitors “tour” the historic Roman ghetto. Pope Paul IV confined Jews in a walled ghetto in 1555. Sited low on the bank of the Tiber, it was a squalid, densely … continue reading →

Extensive new online resource on Hungarian synagogues

An extensive — and it is hoped growing — new online resource on Hungarian synagogues has been recently launched. Called synagogues.hu  it amounts to a sort of virtual museum on Hungarian synagogue architecture — and in fact was organized by … continue reading →