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Sunday, February 17 • 8:45am - 9:45am
Judapest and the Largest Synagogue in Europe: Virtual Tour of My Jewish Budapest

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In the heart of Budapest, in the so called Jewish Quarter, the Great Synagogue is the largest synagogue in Europe and the second most visited sight in Hungary, attracting over 480,000 tourists each year. After sunset, the Jewish Quarter, which features over 400 bars, transforms into a jungle of international party animals. How can these two different worlds exist together? 

Join my virtual tour -- we will see the sights and discuss who comes to visit Jewish Budapest and why.  

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Borcsa Lakos

Borcsa is a tour guide, a female Jewish activist and a Limmudnik from Hungary. She studied Jewish Studies in Stockholm at Paideia. Currently, she is working towards an M.A. in cultural history from the Jewish Theological Seminary in Budapest. As a professional tour guide, Borcsa has... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am EST
Room 9 & 10 (5th Floor)