World Jewish Heritage Signs Cooperation Agreement with Spain's RED Organization
Spotlighting Spain’s Jewish Heritage Preservation Venture
17 JUNE 2014, TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
Summary“Spain has become the world's 'gold standard' when it comes to Jewish heritage preservation" says WJH Founder Jack Gottlieb in Jpost article.
On April 27 2014 World Jewish Heritage management team met with the General Secretary, Assumpcio Hosta of RED (de Juderías de España) and Professor Shaul Krakover, an advisor who specializes in Jewish Heritage Tourism, to sign a cooperation agreement.
This significant partnership allows both parties to share their content, both audial and visual, in the purpose of promoting Jewish travel and heritage preservation. In addition to this a future eBook of WJH will be release depicting Spain’s significant Jewish landmarks.
The event began with a tour of Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv, guided by WJH founder and president, Jack Gottlieb and continued to Mazeh 9, a municipal incubator for social entrepreneurs, where the future cooperation between both sides was discussed.
RED is a non-profit organization thats serves as an umbrella for a number of Jewish communities around Spain. They aim to promote Jewish cultural, touristic and academical projects, sharing experiences and actions in Spain and abroad and developing politics of sustainable cultural tourism in their cities.
“Spain has become the world's 'gold standard' when it comes to Jewish heritage preservation.” Says Jack Gottlieb in his article published in the Jerusalem post. The article demonstrates the different dimension that WJH works with in protecting Jewish Heritage while highlighting countries such as Spain that do this freely and encourages other to follow suit.
"Spain has become the world's 'gold standard' when it comes to Jewish heritage preservation" Jack Gottlieb, Founder and President, World Jewish Heritage Fund, Inc.
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