Jewish Heritage Europe

Happy Birthday Red de Juderias!

  Mazel tov to the Red di Juderias, the Network of Jewish Quarters, in Spain, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary of activity. A ceremony was held Jan. 29 to mark the occasion. The Network was founded in 1995 when … continue reading →

Photo essay on Jews and Jewish heritage in Oradea, Romania

The New York Times lens blog has highlighted the work of the American photographer Daniel Owen, publishing his evocative series of photos of Jewish life and heritage in Oradea (Nagyvarad), Romania, a town of stunning art nouveau architecture and rich Jewish history a … continue reading →

Window on America… historic Jewish cemetery in Charleston, South Carolina

  From time to time we like to post articles that show similarities between Jewish heritage issues in Europe and elsewhere. The historic Coming Street Jewish cemetery in Charleston, SC,  founded in 1754, is one of the oldest in the … continue reading →

Part of collection of closed Jewish Museum in Ferrara on Display

  Part of the collection of the Jewish Museum in Ferrara, Italy — which has been closed to the public since an earthquake damaged the building in 2012 — are now on display again. A selection of Jewish ceremonial art … continue reading →

(Relatively) hot off the press!

  Several new books about Jewish heritage in various countries have come out in recent months. We are pleased to highlight some of them — and Mazel Tov to the authors!   Spurensuche (Searching for Traces) By Christiann Herrmann reserv-art … continue reading →