Highlights of the trip

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Museum of Jewish Culture - presents Jewish material and spiritual culture

Exhibition is permanently located in the Zsigray Mansion in Bratislava. Collections and exhibitions present objects of everyday life, documents and objects of visual art and documentation of Holocaust in Slovakia.

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Chatam Sofer Memorial - Rabbi Moshe Schrieber

Strictly Orthodox rabbi who established a yeshiva (an institute for the study of the Talmud and other Jewish texts) in Bratislava in 1806. The present unique underground memorial conforms to the demanding requirements of Halakhah (Jewish law) while also being a striking piece of modern architecture.

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Sered Holocaust Museum - Former labour and concentration camp

Represents an authentic location that is linked to the tragic era of the "solution of the Jewish question" in Slovakia during World War II. The museum exhibits period documents, photographs, and items related to the persecution of Jews in Slovakia. The museum also serves as a memorial to murdered Slovak Jews.

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Komarno-Menhaz - Religious and cultural complex

Today still the center of Jewish religious and cultural life in Komarno. Menhaz is complex built in 1896, that comprises the former Jewish old age buildings and synagogue.

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Haviva Reik Memorial Monument

The monument commemorates Slovak and Israeli national heroine Haviva Reick. The artwork is situated in tranquil garden of Slovak National Uprising Museum in Basnka Bystrica.

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Kremnicka Memorial Monument

Kremnicka village was a site of one of the most gruesome massacres committed on Slovak and Jewish citizens during WWII. The monument is to commemorate 747 victims.

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Spis castle UNESCO World Heritage - partly restored medieval castle

The Spis Castle in eastern Slovakia is one of the largest castles in Central Europe. Slovak National Museum presents various collections in its premises.

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Orthodox Synagogue in Presov

The synagogue is a part of Jewish communal institutions in Presov. The richly decorated interiors with fully preserved inventory are considered the most attractive Jewish monuments in Slovakia. The building is still used as a prayer room.

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Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau - UNESCO World Heritage

The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is a memorial and museum in Oswiecim (Poland), which includes the German concentration camps Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. It is devoted to the memory of the murders in both camps during World War II.