Hundreds of Jewish heritage sites in Europe were open to the public for the annual European Day of Jewish Culture. Jewish sites, including synagogues and Jewish museums, in more than two dozen European countries opened Sunday for the fourth annual event, which included numerous exhibitions, lectures, guided tours and performances. The initiative was organized by France’s Agency for the Development of Tourism of the Bas-Rhin, B’nai B’rith Europe, the European Council of Jewish Communities and the Red de Juderias de Espana, in Girona, Spain. A list of the day’s events is available at www.jewisheritage.org.
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