Jewish Heritage Europe


Guided tour @ Old Jewish Cemetery Frankfurt
Jun 2 @ 14:00 – 15:00

Guided tour (in German) of the historic Old Jewish Cemetery in Frankfurt, organized by the Jewish Museum of Frankfurt.

The tree-shaded cemetery, established in 1828, is  located next to the Frankfurt main cemetery. There are more than 30,000 tombs from the 19th and 20th centuries. On some of the graves you will find famous names from Frankfurt’s city history, such as Oppenheim, Sonnemann, Rothschild and Pappenheim. 

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Guided tour @ Lisbon synagogue
Feb 13 @ 14:45 – 17:00
Guided tour @ Lisbon synagogue | Lisboa | Lisboa | Portugal

A guided tour of the Shaare Tikva synagogue in Lisbon.

Inaugurated in 1904 and designed by Miguel Ventura Terra, the synagogue was the first synagogue to be built in Portugal since the 15th century. Its facade faces an inner courtyard because at the time the state banned non-Catholic houses of worship from fronting on the street.

Register online by following the provided link.


Jewish heritage walking tour @ Duisburg, Germany
Jun 28 @ 14:45 – 16:30


Led by City archaeologist Dr. Kai Thomas Platz, the tour will take in the medieval synagogue site at the Old Market,  a former 19th-century prayer house at the Old University, the site of the synagogue on Junkernstrasse that was destroyed on Kristallnacht in 1938, and the modern synagogue, where Kirsten Spielmann from the Jewish community will show the group the prayer room.

The tour is part of the framework program for the special exhibition “Dispargum – royal seat, imperial palace, Hanseatic city” in the Museum of Culture and City History. 

The number of participants is limited to 25 people, so please register in advance, by phone at (0203) 283 2640 or by e-mail to The full name and address must be given when registering, as the Jewish community needs this data in advance. During the tour, personal details will be compared with identity cards, so it is also mandatory to bring this with you.

Jewish life in Buchau @ meeting at Tourist Info office
Jul 6 @ 19:00 – 20:30

A guided tour highlighting Jewish history in Buchau, Germany, with a visit to the Jewish cemetery.

Participants are limited to10 people; registration is needed– sign up in person at the tourism office. Bring a mask for the indoor part of the tour.


Jewish heritage tour @ Judengasse Museum, Frankfurt
Jul 19 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Jewish heritage tour @ Judengasse Museum, Frankfurt | Frankfurt am Main | Hessen | Germany

A guided tour of the Judengasse Museum — an opportunity to explore the world of early modern Frankfurt


Jewish cemetery tour @ Old Jewish Cemetery, Frankfurt
Jul 21 @ 18:00 – 19:00

A guided tour of the Old Jewish Cemetery in Frankfurt, dating back to the middle ages and one of the oldest in Europe, with more than 2,000 gravestones.


Excursion to Jewish cemeteries & synagogue @ near Borgholz, Germany
Jul 25 @ 14:00 – 18:00

An excursion (by car) to visit the old Jewish cemeteries in the towns of Bühne, Borgentreich and Borgholz, in north-central Germany, with a visit to the former synagogue in Borgholz.

The synagogue in Borgholz is the only surviving country synagogue in East Westphalia and now serves as a socio-cultural institution.

The trip is limited to 25 people. Reservations are necessary.

Register by July 17, 2020 at Forum Jacob Pins, Westerbachstrasse 35/37, 37671 Höxter, Tel. 05271-6947441 or Fritz Ostkämper, Tel. 05271-2118,

Jewish cemetery tour @ Old Jewish Cemetery, Frankfurt
Jul 26 @ 15:30 – 16:30

A guided tour of the Old Jewish Cemetery in Frankfurt, with 2,000 gravestones dating back to the middle ages.


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