Welcome back to the Schirmeck’s Sefer Torah on the EDJC 2022 Kick-off in Alsace, France

As has been customary for more than 20 years, the European Days of Jewish Culture 2022 will take place in early SeptemberA pan-european Festival where the Jewish heritage is opened to the general public, with the aim of promoting dialogue, recognition and exchange. 

The European Days of Jewish Culture takes place each year in more than two dozen countries across the continent, and has become Europe’s most successful cross-border Jewish cultural initiative. The Festival is coordinated by the AEPJ, through a large network of institutions dedicated to Jewish heritage and culture. It also has a partnership with the National Library of Israel, which plays an active role in making available to the coordinators a wide range of archival materials and educational resources.


Meeting between the Network of Spanish and Portuguese Jewish Quarters

Last Friday, July 23, was held in Castelo de Vide a strategic meeting between the Rede de Judiarias de Portugal, and the Red de Juderías de España, both member institutions of the AEPJ, where the Municipality of Castelo de Vide acted as host, by the hand of its mayor, Antonio Pita. The meeting was attended by municipal representatives from Portugal and Spain, Marta Puig, director of the Network of Spanish Jewish Quarters, Walter Wasercier, CEO of Háblame Sefarad, Assumpció Hosta, secretary general of the AEPJ, Victor Sorenssen, director of the AEPJ, Alan Schneider, Director of the B’nai B’rith World Center, representatives of the cultural and university field and the ambassador of Israel in Portugal.

The objective of this meeting was the development of transnational cooperation between the municipalities belonging to the Portuguese and Spanish network, as a strategy for the promotion of Jewish heritage within the framework of the cultural routes.

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