Jewish Heritage Europe


Guides training seminar on Polish Hasidism @ Lublin
May 19 – May 24 all-day

At Lag B’Omer, a training seminar for tour guides on Hasidic history and heritage will be held — in English, sponsored by several institutions and organizations in cooperation with local Jewish bodies and Bar Ilan University.

The aims are:

  •  to improve knowledge about Hasidism, especially Seer of Lublin and his students
  •  to improve guiding and storytelling skills
  •  to visit sites most important for the history of Hasidism in eastern Poland
  • to meet people from all over Poland, Israel and abroad

The seminar will include:

  • Study Groups Relating to “The Seer of Lublin” and His Hasidic Court: Historical and Theological Background
  • Lectures of Israeli and Polish experts
  • Hasidic Tales and Music
  • Lag Baomer Celebration
  • Study tours in: Lublin – Leżajsk – Łańcut  – Kock

Registration is open till March 31, 2019.

For more information and registration: 
Agata Radkowska-Parka :

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Click here to find full details, program, and application process

Click here for a pdf leaflet about the seminar

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Jewish Days in Mád @ Mád, Hungary
Jul 3 @ 15:00 – Jul 5 @ 13:00
Jewish Days in Mád @ Mád, Hungary | Mád | Hungary

The fifth annual Jewish festival in the wine-making village of Mád, in northeastern Hungary, where there is a restored synagogue, Jewish cemetery and Jewish tourism hub.

Pre-registration is necessary.

Festival events will respect COVID sanitary regulations.



I-Tal-Ya Jewish books presentation @ Meis museum (and online streaming)
Sep 26 @ 11:30 – 12:30
I-Tal-Ya Jewish books presentation @ Meis museum (and online streaming) | Ferrara | Emilia-Romagna | Italy

I-Tal-Ya is a collaborative effort to identify and catalogue every Hebrew book in Italy. It is being carried out by the Union of Jewish Communities in Italy (UCEI), the Rome National Central Library (BNCR), and the National Library of Israel (NLI) in Jerusalem, with the support of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe.

The project includes cataloguing an estimated 35,000 volumes from 14 Jewish communities and 25 state institutions and will take approximately three years to complete. 

The event is held within the program of Ferrara’s annual Jewish Book Festival.


Budapest Jewish Cultural Festival @ Various synagogues
Sep 4 – Sep 12 all-day
Budapest Jewish Cultural Festival @ Various synagogues | Budapest | Hungary

The 24th Budapest Jewish Cultural Festival features a variety of concerts and some other events, and will take place in seven venues — including four synagogues. It is organic iced by the Budapest Jewish community in cooperation with the  MAZSIHISZ Jewish umbrella organization.

Jewish Culture Festival Hungary @ various
Sep 3 – Sep 12 all-day
Jewish Culture Festival Hungary @ various | Budapest | Hungary

The 25th annual Budapest Jewish Culture Festival.

More than 25 programs, more than 7 venues, nearly 200 performers.

Click here to see the program

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