Monthly Archives: July 2016

The shame and the hope of the Jerusalem of Haná

Prostějov, nicknamed the Jerusalem of Haná to remind of its one-time strong Jewish community, witnessed unusual scenes last week. Rabbis from a number of countries bowed and prayed on top of the dead of the Jewish people. More exactly, on … Continue reading

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Rabbis also visited the New Jewish Cemetery

The media reported extensively the events at the Old Jewish Cemetery on Monday as well the examination of the yard at Drozdovice, paved with gravestones. At the end the visit, the delegation of rabbis also visited the New Jewish Cemetery, … Continue reading

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Historic Czech Jewish Cemetery Proclaimed Cultural Monument

The Czech Ministry of Culture proclaimed the historic Prostejov Jewish cemetery a cultural monument last week. Remains of famous Jewish thinkers, like Rabbi Zvi Yehoshua Horowitz, predecessors of philosopher Edmund Husserl, Michael Zweig, the founder of the Zweig literary family … Continue reading

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