European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage (AEPJ)

The AEPJ extends an invitation to join the growing family of Jewish heritage routes in form of a guide-brochure which will be available following this link.


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Let’s explore Jewish History and Heritage in Lithuania
New tourist guide on Jewish history and heritage in Lithuania
As a result of the initiative of the Lithuanian based ‘Turizmo Plėtros Institutas’ (Institute of Tourism Development), the new tourist guide ‘Let’s explore Jewish History and Heritage in Lithuania’ has now been published.

The preparation and publication of this guide was sponsor [...]

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"Benjamin de Sefarad" strives to increase the knowledge of the Jewish Sephardic legacy among schoolchildren.


A complete overview of the different activities and events organised on occasion of the EDJC 2014.

2015 European Day of Jewish Culture

Subject Matter: Bridges
Sunday, September 6th 2015

The 16th European Day of Jewish Culture will take place on September 6th 2015 under the motto "Bridges".

It's a very general concept, adaptable to anything that joins or connects different things.

The two shores joined by a bridge fully retain their identity, yet they are enriched and subtly changed by their communication.

Here are a few inspirational quotes:

Kol ha’olam kulo gesher tzar me’od, veha’ikar lo lehitpahed klal (All the world is a very narrow bridge, and the most important thing is not to be overwhelmed by fear).

Rabbi Nachman of Breslav

The wisdom of bridges comes from the fact that they know both sides, they know both shores!

Mehmet Murat Ildan

But misfortunes do not last forever (this they have in common with joys) but pass away or are at least diminished and become lost in oblivion. Life on the kapia alw [...]