Jewish Heritage Europe

The late György Konrád on Jewish heritage in Europe (a keynote address from 2004)

The great Hungarian Jewish author and political dissident György Konrád died Sept. 13 in Budapest, aged 86. Konrad was born in the eastern city of Debrecen, but grew up in the small town of Berettyoujfalu. He and his immediate family … continue reading →

UK: Foundation for Jewish Heritage buys Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, synagogue; hopes to create a Jewish heritage center there

The Foundation for Jewish Heritage has purchased the historic but derelict synagogue in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales and hopes to realize plans to transform it into a Welsh Jewish Heritage Center. “The Foundation wants the Merthyr project to promote inter-cultural dialogue … continue reading →

Italy: the death of Edda Servi Machlin prompts focus on Jewish Pitigliano

The death last month of Edda Servi Machlin, known for her Italian Jewish cookbooks, has prompted a focus on the Jewish heritage in her hometown, the beautiful hill town of Pitigliano, dramatically perched on a neck of rust-colored tufa rock … continue reading →

JHE in italiano – sommario settimanale 1-5 settembre

Ecco l’appuntamento settimanale con le novità dal mondo dei beniculturali ebraici in Europa. Novità importanti provenienti da Italia, Bosnia-Erzegovina, Ungheria, e tutto Europa.   SOMMARIO 1-5 SETTEMBRE   Italia: articolo dettagliato sulle antiche catacombe ebraiche di Venosa 5 settembre 2019 … continue reading →