Jewish Heritage Travel – 25 years on @ Ratusha restaurant
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Visitors in the Kupa synagogue, Krakow

I give a talk looking back at the evolution of Jewish heritage travel since the publication of my book “Jewish Heritage Travel”, as the closing event of the “Jewish days at the Ratusha” program.


In Conversation with Ruth Ellen Gruber @ Jewish community Venice
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm


Ruth is conversation with Shaul Bassi, marking 25 years since Jewish Heritage Travel and 15 years since Virtually Jewish were published.

The even takes place during the conference on Jewish Heritage Tourism in the Digital Age.


Dark Tourism Meets Destination Culture @ IAJGS conference
Aug 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Talk at the IAJGS conference

Over the past 3 decades, I

Using the New Jewish Heritage Europe web site @ IAJGS conference
Aug 7 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

A talk at the IAJGS conference:

Since we went online in 2012, has become a key web portal to Jewish heritage news, info, resources and insights. We’ve added many new features such as a dedicated section on Jewish cemeteries, personal op-eds, a section on memorials to Jewish soldiers killed in WW1, and more. As of early 2018, we have a brand new web site design that incorporates new search possibilities and highlights our unique JHE news feed: a searchable database of more than 1,200 news items on Jewish heritage issues that is growing almost daily. As JHE director, I’m responsible for all content on the site. In my talk, I’ll discuss the new design and new. and planned new, features, including interactive use. I’ll also be looking for feedback to aid in the continuing development of the site.

Presentation on Jewish Heritage Europe @ Future for Religious Heritage Conference
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

I’m one of eight people who will present about heritage projects in Europe during this session — I will give a (very) brief introduction to JHE

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