Jewish Heritage Tours in Izmir

Private Historical Day Trip
TOUR OVERVIEW

Jewish heritage of Izmir exhibits a unique character with its Sephardic traditions of religion and worship, along with the architectural styles of the synagogues that existed in medieval Spain.

The global objective of this project is to develop a new platform of civil society organisations led by İzmir Jewish Community Foundation for sustaining the Jewish Heritage within the cultural wealth of İzmir, Turkey.

The proposed action will;

(a) establish a new platform strengthening Izmir Jewish Community Foundation’s networks ability to outreach and communicate towards their constituencies,

(b) promote strategic collaboration between Izmir Jewish Community Foundation and other similar civil society organizations  in EU and in Turkey, as well as public authorities at local and/or national levels for monitoring of public action, advocacy, participation in decision-making process such as developing city plans of İzmir and  preserving cultural heritage.

It also intends to provide opportunities for individuals and communities to analyse global transformations, enrich the debate on the future of intercultural dialogues, promote new types of cooperation, become more familiar with the heritages of different areas, and contribute to economic and human development.