Jewish Heritage Europe

Trees and Fruit for Tu B’Shevat

Monday marks Tu B’Shevat — the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat, which is known as “the New Year for Trees.” It is the time of year when the earliest-blooming trees in the land of Israel start to flower.  It is the … continue reading →

New memorials in Tallinn and Gdansk commemorate destroyed synagogues by showing what they looked like

Memorials dedicated in Tallinn, Estonia in January and Gdansk, Poland in October add to the ever-growing number of public monuments that commemorate destroyed synagogues by — in some way — replicating or recalling the way they looked. The  memorial to … continue reading →

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe — Applications for Spring Grant Round Are Now Open

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe is now accepting applications for the Spring grant round in all of its grants programs. The Foundation welcomes applications from any organization or institution active in Europe (including Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus), where activities … continue reading →

Slovakia: With new official brochure, Jewish Heritage is now fully integrated into Bratislava’s official tourism and cultural promotion

The Jewish heritage of the Slovak capital, Bratislava, has been fully integrated into the city’s tourist and cultural product, with a new brochure and official web pages that complement a series of linked web sites and other online resources prepared … continue reading →