Jewish Heritage Europe

Reminder: European Day of Jewish Culture next Sunday

The annual European Day of Jewish Culture takes place next Sunday, Sept. 6 — and events are scheduled in more than 30 countries: in some countries the “day” has become “days” or even a full week of events; in some … continue reading →

Slovenia: Maribor synagogue given national landmark status

  The medieval synagogue building Maribor, Slovenia has been granted the status as a cultural landmark of national importance. Slovenian media report that the step was taken by government decree on Friday (August 28). (It already had been listed as … continue reading →

Cemetery preservationist training program — in the USA

  Jewish Heritage Europe focuses, well, on Europe. It is often easy to forget — or not even realize — that analogous preservation challenges exist also in the United States and elsewhere, regarding Jewish and non-Jewish built heritage. Cemeteries, cemetery … continue reading →