Jewish Heritage Europe

Timisoara Jewish Guidebook

When: June 13, 2019 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Where: Timisoara Art Museum, Piața Unirii 1, Timișoara 300085, Romania

Launch of the book “In the Footsteps of Jewish Timisoara,” by Getta Neumann. The Romanian-language guide includes tourist trails, information on history and tradition, as well as about synagogues and the Jewish cemetery, personalities, and more.  

REDISCOVERing “concealed” Jewish heritage in the Danube Region: a 3-year, EU-funded tourism & education project in 8 countries

Nine mid-sized cities in Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Germany, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina are taking part in an EU-funded, trans-border tourism and educational project under the title “Rediscover, expose and exploit the concealed Jewish heritage of the Danube Region.” The … continue reading →

International Holocaust Remembrance Day — January 27

January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945,  is marked in many countries as the international Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is an occasion for commemorative ceremonies, educational programs, and other initiatives. Monuments and memorials are also dedicated. This year … continue reading →

Managing & Preserving Holocaust Memorial Sites

  Virtual Shtetl has posted the full text of the PhD thesis (University of Timisoara, Romania) by Florence Luxenberg-Eisenberg, focusing on the preservation and management of Holocaust memorial sites. (It also runs an interview with her, conducted by Krzysztof Bielawski). … continue reading →