A Journey Through the
Jewish Heritage of Hungary
Sunday, August 13
USA 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET
UK 8:00 pm / France 09:00 pm / Israel 10:00 pm
The talk will last approximately 90 minutes
About this talk
Join us for a virtual journey through today's Hungary and discover the rich Jewish heritage still to be found in so many villages and cities. By exploring synagogues, cemeteries and museums we will discover the very early remains, from Roman times to the Middle Ages. We will find remnants from the Ottoman empire and witness the growth of the Ashkenazi community under the Austrian Monarchy.
In this unique journey we will explore what survived after the Holocaust and the fall of communism outside of Budapest, Hungary's vibrant capital. We will visit Sopron, Esztergom, Pécs, and other smaller towns. We will learn about the Hasidic pilgrimage area in the North-East. And to finalize, guest speaker and researcher Dora Pataricza will show us around the amazing synagogue of Szeged and share stories about its community.
Dóra Koranyi, co-creator of Qesher, works as a psychologist and has guided culture walks in
the Jewish quarter of Budapest for several years now. After completing her
studies in Israel, she returned to Hungary. While completing her master's
she worked actively in different Jewish organizations in Budapest, as a project
coordinator of youth programs, and also took an active role in a grassroots,
egalitarian Jewish community for young Jews in Budapest. Introducing Jewish life to a wide range of
guests has become her passion, and the connections she has made through her
experience brought about the idea of the initiative that you see here.
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