Jewish Travel in Europe:
|Antwerp, Belgium has had a Jewish community since the 13th Century.|
Some 15,000 to 20,000 Jews live in Antwerp. Many are Hasidic diamond merchants and cutters.
Jewish Museum of Belgium
In addition to the usual exhibitions, this museum in Brussels hosts the Society for Jewish Genealogy in Belgium.
Jewish Community of Helsinki
Finland's Jews date back to the early 19th Century, when Russian Jewish soldier's from the Czar's army were allowed to settle there.
Jewish Heritage in Finland
Travel guide Andrew Zweig offers a 3-hour "Jewish Heritage Tour" for independent travelers and grouops.
Kosher in France
Lists of kosher restaurants, shuls, Jewish bookstores, and Judaica dealers in Paris and outside the capital are available on this bilingual site.
Germany for the Jewish Traveler (PDF)
This 54-page guide from the German National Tourist Office is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format, so you can easily print the document and take it with you.
Norman Joshua Franke offers sightseeing advice, listings of kosher establishments, and other resources for Jewish travelers to Frankfurt. There's even a PDF-format travel guide that you can print out and take with you.
This site doesn't have much travel information, but the chabad does offer a kosher catering service, and you can e-mail the rabbi for more information on the local Jewish community.
Museo Sefardí de Toledo
The Sephardic Museum contains archaeological and ethnographic collections related to the Jewish religion. It's based in the Transito Synagogue of Toledo and opened in 1971.
Jewish Travel: Switzerland switzerlandforvisitors.com
From Switzerland for Visitors, a comprehensive collection of links to kosher restaurants, hotels, Jewish communities, schools, guidebooks, etc.
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