Where the Rhine enters France you will find a rich and fascinating heritage concerning the Jews in Alsace. Similar in manner and custom to Jews from Eastern and Central Europe, Alsatian Jews nonetheless developed some characteristics of their own: a synagogue liturgy called Minhag Elzos and a dialect called Judeo-Alsatian, akin to Yiddish. For several decades, an ambitious program has saved many Alsatian Jewish heritage sites.
The Jewish community of Strasbourg has made a miraculous comeback after the devastation of occupation during World War II. Many of the city’s 17,000 Jews live in a charming and fashionable neighborhood near the Parc des Contades. Visit Strassbourg with us, and you´ll learn about the highlights of the city, like Petit France and the famous "Strassbourg Münster", the Cathedral, while at the same time onjoying the rich cultural heritage of the Alsatian Jewry.
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