a summary of the past month's JHE news, views, and insights
This month: a focus on tourism, cemetery work, synagogue issues, archaeology -- and more
HAVE YOUR SAY
September 1 this year marks the 20th anniversary of the European Day of Jewish Culture, a pan-European festival of tourism and education centered on Jewish built heritage that takes place in more than two dozen countries across the continent.
JHE Director Ruth Ellen Gruber took part in the meeting in January 1999 that established the EDJC, and in our Have Your Say essay she looks backat the inception and evolution of what has become Europe’s most successful cross-border Jewish cultural initiative.
JEWISH HERITAGE EUROPE, a project of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe, is an expanding web portal to news, information and resources concerning Jewish monuments and heritage sites all over Europe.
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JHE's Director is Ruth Ellen Gruber, an award-winning writer who has worked on Jewish heritage for three decades.