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Exploring Paris: A Jewish Perspective with Valeria Asher

Exploring Paris: A Jewish Perspective with Valeria Asher

The New York Jewish Travel Guide (NYJTG) recently had the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Asher. In this exclusive conversation, Ms. Asher enthusiastically shares her deep passion for French Jewish history and culture, which she brings to life for the many visitors on her company’s tours. NYJTG: Can you introduce yourself to our readers? Tell us […]

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“Sephardic Splendor Unveiled: Inaugurating ‘The Golden Age of the Jews of Alandalus’ Exhibition”

“Sephardic Splendor Unveiled: Inaugurating ‘The Golden Age of the Jews of Alandalus’ Exhibition”

Honoring Sephardic culture and history, the American Sephardi Federation (ASF) held an outstanding celebration of the opening of its “Golden Age of the Jews of Al-Andalus” exhibition. Held at the ASF Center for Jewish History, this event brought together scholars, cultural enthusiasts, and community leaders to honor and explore the vibrant legacy of Sephardic communities. […]

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Discover the Jewish Heritage Path in Lengnau and Endingen, Switzerland

Discover the Jewish Heritage Path in Lengnau and Endingen, Switzerland

Just two miles apart in Zurich’s northwest, two communities endured World War II with their homes, functional institutions, and numerous Jewish landmarks still standing. Although only a few Jewish residents remain in the Swiss villages of Endingen and Lengnau today, the Doppeltur Society plays a pivotal role in safeguarding Jewish cultural heritage and resurrecting the […]

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Explore the Swiss capital of Bern and its Jewish Community

Explore the Swiss capital of Bern and its Jewish Community

Nestled in the heart of Switzerland, the capital city of Bern is a serene and picturesque gem that beckons travelers with its rich tapestry of museums, cathedrals, and historic edifices. As you stroll through the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, a place so enchanting it’s been granted UNESCO World Heritage status, you’ll be transported […]

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Discover medieval Jewish wall paintings at this Zurich museum

Discover medieval Jewish wall paintings at this Zurich museum

In 1996, while renovating the Brunngasse property, a remarkable discovery was made: eight medieval wall paintings from the 14th century. These exquisite murals not only provide a unique glimpse into the lives of a privileged Jewish family in medieval Zurich but also illuminate the broader history of Zurich’s Jewish community during the Middle Ages. Their […]

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