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Bratislava Synagogue – Jewish Community Museum

25.01.2012

The Heydukova Street Synagogue is the only synagogue in Bratislava. Constructed in 1923-1926, it is a Cubist building designed by the Bratislava-based Jewish architect Artur Szalatnai-Slatinsky and is listed as a national cultural monument. Orthodox in orientation, the synagogue still serves as an active Jewish house of worship. A Bratislava Jewish community museum with a permanent exhibition “The Jews of Bratislava and Their Heritage” is installed upstairs and during the summer season is open to the public.

SLOVAK MUSEUM OF JEWISH HISTORY

16.09.2009

Do not forget to visit this State museum during your journey in BRATISLAVA (Slovakia).

This Day, February 23, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin
Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
This revolution in publishing was one of the most liberating events in Western history. Some say that it really marked the beginning of the Modern Intellectual Era of Western Civilization. Soon books would be printed Hebrew giving the People of the 
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This Day in Jewish History / Hitler makes first call for Jews’ ‘annihilation’
Haaretz
Today I will once more be a prophet: If the international Jewish financiers in and outside Europe should succeed in plunging the nations once more into a world war, then the result will not be the Bolshevization of the earth, and thus the victory of 
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This Day in Jewish History / Nine Jewish ‘spies’ are hanged in Baghdad
Haaretz
The terrible defeat suffered by the Arab allies, including Iraq, in the Six-Day War, in June 1967, only increased suspicion and discrimination against the country’s few remainingJews. They were dismissed from government jobs, their bank accounts were 
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This Day in Jewish History / Merchant, diplomat, pirate, spy dies in Amsterdam
Haaretz
He is not a figure unknown to scholars: The first known mention of him is in a work ofJewish history written by poet and historian Miguel de Barrios some decades after Pallache’s death. By Barrios’ telling, Pallache was a proud Jew who served the 
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This Day in Jewish History / Regensburg’s Jews are driven out of the city
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / Regensburg’s Jews are driven out of the city. The 500-year-old community of this Bavarian city, expelled in 1519, was not permitted to return until 1669. By David B. Green | Feb. 21, 2014 | 3:40 PM 
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This Day in Jewish History / The Sanhedrin of Paris convenes at the behest of 
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / The Sanhedrin of Paris convenes at the behest of Napoleon. The body representing Jews from around the empire met to draft answers to Napoleon’s questions about Jewish practice. By David B. Green | Feb. 9, 2014 | 10:00 AM 
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This Day in Jewish History / A monk and rescuer of thousands of Jews dies
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / A monk and rescuer of thousands of Jews dies. Father Marie Benoit set up a forging operation, pleaded with the pope and negotiated with governments in order to save Jews from the hands of the Nazis. By David B. Green | Feb.
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This Day in Jewish History / The false messiah who founded Frankism is 
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / The false messiah who founded Frankism is arrested in Warsaw. Jacob Frank proclaimed himself successor to Shabbetai Zvi, converted to Catholicism and spent 13 years in prison for heresy. By David B. Green | Feb. 6, 2014 
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This Day in Jewish History / Australian jurist, anti-Zionist dies
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / Australian jurist, anti-Zionist dies. The first Jewish governor-general of Australia, fierce critic of political Zionism even as the Holocaust was occurring, dies just three months before founding of Israel. By David B 
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This Day in Jewish History / Immigrant NY labor leader Abraham Shiplacoff dies
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / Immigrant N.Y. labor leader Abraham Shiplacoff dies. Shiplacoff, who immigrated to U.S. at 14, became a convert to Zionism after the Balfour declaration. By David B. Green | Feb. 7, 2014 | 2:09 PM 
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This Day in Jewish History / Pioneer of Texas Jewish community dies
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / Pioneer of Texas Jewish community dies. Rosanna Dyer Osterman opened her Galveston home to wounded Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. By David B. Green | Feb. 2, 2014 | 9:25 AM 
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