The EUROPEAN ROUTE OF JEWISH HERITAGE has been awarded with the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 logo for the following activities:
“European Story Telling Jewish Heritage Festival”
Jewish heritage is an integral part of European history and culture. Much of it is rooted in Europe, with a story of migrations, persecutions and precariousness; but also of exchanges, humanism and a profusion of mutual enrichment.
The European Jewish heritage mainly includes:
The main goals of the European Route of Jewish Heritage are to preserve, to promote and to keep alive Jewish heritage, to set up cultural routes, tourism and social development around these sites and to make Europeans aware of the cultural richness brought to Europe by the Jews .
The European Day of Jewish Culture and the European Route of Jewish Heritage are being promoted by an alliance of several Jewish and non-Jewish organisations, including tourist agencies as well as volunteer organisations. The AEPJ is currently formed by 6 organisations, B’nai B’rith Europe (BBE), the Red de Juderias de España, the Unione delle Comunità Ebraiche Italiane, the Rede de Judiarias de Portugal, the Fonds Social Juif Unifié, and the Journées Européennes de la Culture et du Patrimoine Juifs en France.
Association Européenne pour la Préservation et la Valorisation de la Culture et du Patrimoine Juif