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Jewish and visiting Zagreb

Lea Deutsch, a child actress lived in Zagreb and made herself a star

 

Have you heard of a child actress Lea Deutsch who lived in Zagreb in years prior to WW2? She is often regarded to as  Croatian Anne Frank or Croatian Shirley Temple. Did you know that Jewish Community in Zagreb had their synagogue built in 1867. but destroyed under the Ustasha’s regime in 1941.? Join our Jewish Tour of Zagreb and find out more..

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

Mirogoj Cemetary Zagreb

Mirogoj Cemetary Zagreb

 

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

 

 

Judaica Collection at Museum of Arts and Crafts Zagreb

Judaica Collection at Museum of Arts and Crafts Zagreb

 

See you in Zagreb!

 

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