Jewish Heritage Europe

Will Oscar-winning Polish movie Ida spark new tourist routes?

Tourism to Jewish heritage sites in Poland, and in Krakow in particular, was boosted after Steven Spielberg’s film “Schindler’s List,” which was filmed in Krakow’s old Jewish quarter, Kazimierz, came out (and won an Academy Award) more than 20 years … continue reading →

Ponta Delgada Synagogue (Azores) to open in April after restoration

  The historic Shaar Hashomayum Synagogue in Ponta Delgada in the Azores, a Portuguese archipelago of nine islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, will open in April after a fullscale renovation process. It will serve as a museum and … continue reading →