Jewish Heritage Europe

Hungary: Restoration of the Rumbach st. synagogue in Budapest receives Hungarian ICOMOS award

The Hungarian National Committee of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) has awarded its annual restoration prize to the recently completed restoration of the historic, Moorish-style Rumbach Street Synagogue in Budapest. The announcement of the award, presented in April … continue reading →

COVID-19 restrictions: Loss of Jewish heritage tourism revenue hurts Prague Jewish community, Reuters reports — what is the impact elsewhere? Let us know!

Reuters has run an article about how, due to Covid-19 restrictions, the loss of tourism revenue from Jewish heritage sites owned or administered by the Prague Jewish community — in particular from the Prague Jewish Museum — is hurting the … continue reading →

Join the new #MyParallelTraces project — send digital postcards of Jewish heritage to keep exploring while staying put at home

Are there Jewish Heritage sites close to your heart and memory? What are they? And what do they mean to you?  With the new #MyParallelTraces campaign launched by the AEPJ (European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture … continue reading →

Slovakia: Restoration of vandalized Jewish cemetery in Námestovo is nearly complete — mask-wearing volunteers worked under coronavirus restrictions

Wearing masks to work within Slovakia’s coronavirus restrictions, volunteers have almost fully completed the restoration of the Jewish cemetery in Námestovo, Slovakia, which suffered a vandal attack in December 2019 that saw at least 60 headstones toppled. The cemetery Facebook … continue reading →