More websites for information on Jewish heritage in Slovakia
- I am another new member making my way to this forum.
I've got a few more interesting websites for those looking for
information on Jews/Jewish heritage in Slovakia. See the links below.
I'm an American but I taught English in Zlate Moravce (a small town 30
min east of Nitra) for a year. I heard from my students about the
"Jewish quarter" and was curious about it. Apparently the Jews before
WWII lived in some of the prettiest homes in the whole town. There was
a sinagogue very close by but it has been turned into a school gym. I
felt a little odd when I went to an indoor rock-climbing event and
realized I was inside this former sinagogue. Still, atleast the
building was not destroyed.
This is a website of Jewish cemeteries throughout Slovakia. It's
called the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies
- Cemetery Project and was organized by the United States Commission
for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad. It's basically a
listing of Jewish cemeteries all over the world.
I don't know anything about who maintains this site, but someone has
put a lot of effort into it.
There's no information in Slovakia here, but still interesting and
done very well. "The purpose of our group is to serve as a forum for
the exchange of genealogical and historical information relating to
the Jewish communities that once existed in Austria and the Czech