Jewish and visiting 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.
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.
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.
See you in Zagreb!
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