European Days of Jewish Culture and Heritage week

Organised by the charity B’nai B’rith UK the week runs from Sunday 2nd to Sunday 9th September

Over the past twelve years, the European Days of Jewish Culture and Heritage have become an established feature in the Jewish calendar. Launched in 1996 by B’nai B’rith in Strasbourg, Jewish Heritage Days spread to several other European countries and gathered momentum when, in 2000, a partnership was formed which now comprises B’nai B’rith Europe and the Spanish Jewish Network.

Between 25 and 30 countries participate every year, attracting well over 200,000 visitors throughout Europe.

The success of the EDJCH has led to the creation of the European Route of Jewish Heritage, linking notable sites in a Jewish Heritage Trail right across Europe. The Route is included in the Council of Europe’s programme – ‘A Common Heritage’ and has been awarded the status of ‘Major Cultural Route’, one of only 7 such routes.

There will be over 50 open days at historic synagogues, heritage walks, exhibitions, guided tours, lectures and art/music events across the UK. 

Download the full listing of all the events by clicking here…  For more information on what’s on in your area, contact the individuals sites or, for general information, to contact BBUK on: 07599 077869 or 0207 446 8660 or 01923 776669 or email:

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