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Jewish day out

by: Leslie Bunder - Last updated: 2007-08-27

European Day of Jewish Culture

European Day of Jewish Culture and Heritage

All things Jewish and cultural will be celebrated as part of the annual European Day of Jewish Culture and Heritage which takes place on Sunday September 2.

The event, which is now in its eight year, is themed around testimonies and will see the contribution Jews have played towards life in their host country in a number of areas including the arts.

In the UK, synagogues built in the 18th and 19th century will be open to guided tours as well as special views of their architecture as well as a number of arts events taking place across the country.

In Manchester, the Jewish Museum will feature personal and taped testimonies from Jews talking about life in the Cheetham Hill area while in London's West End, the West London Synagogue will be holding a special concert.

In Leeds, the annual Jewish arts festival starts on September 2 and runs until September 6.

Other events include an open day at Bradford Synagogue as well a walks in London and York.

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Jewish Heritage