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Year-ender — See our most shared articles in 2019; a wide variety of topics and geographical locations

2019 was an exciting year for Jewish Heritage Europe. We implemented several new features, notably a section in the Italian language including a weekly summary of our News Feed items, translations of selected articles, and a dedicated Italian language Facebook … continue reading →

Ireland Update: Watch video of conservation work at Dublin’s 300-year-old Ballybough Jewish cemetery, Ireland’s oldest Jewish burial ground

  In 2017 we wrote how Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery, the 300-year-old  Ballybough Jewish cemetery in the Fairview section of northeast Dublin, had been handed over to the Dublin City Council for care, management,  maintenance, and restoration. The website The … continue reading →

Hungary: Tracing the history of Budapest’s Dohany Street synagogue through the online photo archive Fortepan

The twin-towered Dohany St Synagogue is a city landmark in downtown Budapest and a symbol of Hungarian Judaism, used for worship and also visited each year by scores of thousands of tourists. The elaborate, Moorish-style building was designed by the … continue reading →

Happy Hanukkah 2019 from JHE!

Jewish Heritage Europe wishes all our readers and friends a Happy Hanukkah! Thank you for your interest and support — and thanks especially to those of you who have contacted us with questions and comments, with news of publications and … continue reading →