• Birthplace of Ashkenazi Jewry

    Alsace & the Rhineland

    April 23—May 4, 2021

    The Jewish history of Alsace and the Rhineland is both tragic and triumphant. We invite you to join us on this fascinating and informative exploration of the birthplace of Ashkenazi Jewry!



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Sid Leiman, Ph.D. is one of the many scholars who bring a deep and broad dimension to our trips. Join Sid as he shares his extensive knowledge of Jewish life on our trip to https://jhtravel.org/trip/yesterday-today-tomorrow-jews-of-poland-2020/Poland/mylink] in June 2020.


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