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Jewish and visiting Zagreb

Judaica Collection at Museum of Arts and Crafts Zagreb

Judaica Collection at Museum of Arts and Crafts Zagreb

 

Jewish Tour Zagreb

Jewish Cemetery Zagreb

The Jewish community in Croatia numbers around 2500 members. They live in 10 distinctive Jewish townships.

The largest community is in the capital of Zagreb. Their headquarters are in Palmoticeva 16. http://www.zoz.hr/home.php?content=naslovna At the same address you will find a synagogue, an art gallery, a Holocaust research and documentation center and  the largest Jewish library in the Balkans, named after rabbi Lavoslav Sik. Also a kindergarten named Miriam Weiller.

Mirogoj Cemetary Zagreb

Mirogoj Cemetary Zagreb

Another community, called Bet Israel http://www.bet-israel.com/ operates on Mazuranicev Trg 6. It also has its own synagogue and library. It is a founder of the “Lauder Hugo Kon” primary school from which the first generation of students came out in the school year  2010/2011.

Zagreb funicular

Zagreb Funicular

What you should definitely visit during your stay in Zagreb are:

The place where there used to be a Zagreb’s synagogue in Praska  Street, Cemetery at Mirogoj, a Jewish collection at the Museum of Arts and Crafts at Republic Croatia Square, and a Park of Righteous Among the Nations – Yad Vashem by Selska Street.

Stone Gate Zagreb

Stone Gate Zagreb

 

Upper Town Zagreb

Upper Town Zagreb – Lotrscak Tower

 

Judaica Collection at Museum of Arts and Crafts Zagreb

Judaica Collection at Museum of Arts and Crafts Zagreb

 

See you in Zagreb!

Here you can book your private Jewish Tour:ingajuraga@gmail.com

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