The project "Parallel Traces: A new lens for Jewish Heritage" is coming!
We are very proud to announce that our project "Parallel Traces: A new lens for Jewish Heritage" has been selected by the European Creative program of the European Commission. + Read more
Mid term meeting of the Erasmus + DECRA Project.
We were meeting with the #DECRA project team to work on the mid-term report and the preparation of the second project phase.+ Read more
Launch of JECPJ-France at the Maison Rachi, Troyes
In a great atmosphere of enthusiasm took place in Troyes, Monday, September 2, the national launch of the European Days of Jewish Culture and Heritage in France.+ Read more
We are very pleased to present our program to relaunch the European Routes of Jewish Heritage of the Council of Europe, the AEPJ Incubator Project. We are looking for institutions and associations interested in participating in this program: institutions that are already developing a Jewish Route, or for those who want to develop one from scratch.
The AEPJ Incubator Project is a program designed to offer assistance, training, support and mentoring to Jewish heritage projects that include cultural tourism, education, artistic creation, culture, co-creation and sustainable development. The scientific committee of the AEPJ, with experts in these mentioned fields, have designed and will lead this program.
All the information about the AEPJ Incubator Project is published in our website:
European Days of Jewish Culture & Heritage 2018: Italia. The European Day of Jewish Culture is being observed in Italy mainly on Oct 14 in 87 locations around the country. Access to the full Italia program
Storytelling by Jewish writer/historian with elements of Yiddish | That Reminds Me Of A Story? In celebration of European Days of Jewish Culture 2018 (EDJC2018), the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCoJeC) will be hosting a storytelling event in Dumfries on 14th October 2018 that will explore the social and cultural history - not just of Jewish people, but also of the local Dumfries community. + Read more
Presentation of the European Routes of Jewish Heritage.
In the framework of the conference "Urban Jewish Heritage: Presence and absence", Victor Sorenssen, director of the AEPJ, and Jeremy Leigh, Professor of the Hebrew Union College and member of the scientific committee of the AEPJ, presented the relaunch of the project of the European Routes of Jewish Heritage. + Read more
The opening ceremony of the European Days of Jewish Culture in Catalonia.
On August 28th the Patronat del Call, one of ours members, has celebrated the opening ceremony of the of the European Day of Jewish Culture in Catalonia at Casa Adret, AEPJ headquarters.+ Read more
FILLING THE VOID. A new life for an alsace synagogue. This summer, a dilapidated synagogue in north-eastern France is the site for a striking art installation. Daniel Newman uncovers the story behind the building and the plans for its future + Access to the full-text article
ONE TRAINING & TWO CUSTOM PROGRAMMES. In addition to opening the call, one of the first actions that will be carried out in this sense is the Training that will be organized in Barcelona during the days 21 and 22 of November. This training is designed so that it can offer a learning framework on the key issues for the development of Jewish heritage projects, as well as to offer the possibility of individual mentoring with experts in different fields of knowledge. Training is not mandatory for the call, but we believe it is recommended. + Read more
SCIENTIFIC BOARD: EXPERTISE & EXCELENCE. Our Scientific Board is composed of independent scholars and specialists selected for their expertise in the field of tourism, cultural heritage and preservation. The role of the Scientific Board is to design and carry out the training programme, follow up participants on their work, assist them in planning their specific action plan for their routes, approve new European Route's partnerships and supervise the new routes' roll out. + Read more
"Aharon Applefeld ou le palimpseste des langues." Hommage à Aharon Applefeld citoyen d’honneur de la ville de Metz, par Michel Tauber qui enseigne la littérature hébraïque contemporaine à l’université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris (Date: samedi 10 novembre 2018; Heure: 17h00; Adresse: Librairie Autour du monde)+ Read more
A Bologna weekend sulla cultura ebraica. Domenica sarà inaugurata la mostra fotografica 'Grand tour'. E' dedicata allo 'storytelling' l'edizione 2018 della Giornata Europea della Cultura Ebraica, in programma sabato e domenica a Bologna come in 87 località italiane e 28 paesi europei. Nessuna concessione a una delle mode di questi tempi, però, perché, come spiega Alberto Sermoneta, rabbino capo della Comunità bolognese, "il narrare è sempre stato parte della nostra tradizione, a partire dal racconto contenuto nella Torah". + Read more
Da Corto Maltese agli aliciotti, il programma romano della Giornata europea della cultura ebraica domenica 14 ottobre. Ricco il programma romano della Giornata Europea della Cultura Ebraica, promossa dall’Unione delle Comunità Ebraiche Italiane e giunta alla diciannovesima edizione. Un tema inedito farà da fil rouge tra tutti gli eventi: “Storytelling. Le storie siamo noi”, un richiamo alle radici stesse dell’ebraismo, che affondano nelle storie narrate nella Torah. + Read more
Do let us know if you’re organizing a Jewish cultural event in your city; we would love to include it in the next newsletter.