Jewish Heritage Europe

Prague’s Maisels synagogue reopens with new exhibit

  The historic Maisels synagogue in Prague, a key part of the Jewish Museum in Prague, reopens July 1 with a revamped permanent exhibition on Jewish history called Jews in the Bohemian Lands 10th-18th century. The building had been closed to … continue reading →

Two ceremonies honor Poles who protect Jewish heritage

  Five Polish citizens have been presented a new award, the Laurel Crown of Memory, honoring Poles who protect, preserve and/or promote Jewish heritage, culture, and memory. The award, whose first edition coincides with events this year marking the 25th anniversary … continue reading →

Pisa synagogue reopened after 8-year restoration

  The synagogue in Pisa, Italy has been rededicated after being closed for eight years during a €1.3 million restoration process. A gala ceremony and day-long events June 21 marked the occasion. The ceremony was attended by Jewish and civic leaders, including … continue reading →

New look and expanded content for two important Jewish heritage web sites

  We are please to post links to two upgraded and expanded Jewish heritage web sites — Yerusha, which links Jewish archives across Europe, and the AEPJ, the Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage. Yerusha Literally translated … continue reading →