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Jewish Travel Guide

A Complete Guide to Amsterdam’s Jewish Cultural Quarter + Anna Frank House

Amsterdam for the last 370 years has been the home for the majority of the Dutch Jewish community. During the Holocaust 80% of the 80,000 Jews that lived in Amsterdam were killed in concentration camps. Non-Jews fought hard to save the Jews, their neighbors, friends and family, but unfortunately the Nazi party had more fire …

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A Guide To The Best Things To Do in The Budapest Jewish Quarter

The historic Jewish Quarter is located in the heart of Budapest. The community once numbered over 200,00 has now shrunk to under 10,000 Jewish citizens during the Hungarian Holocaust. Budapest has three main synagogues with only two are still active today. Each synagogue was for a different branch of Judaism: Reform, Conservative and Orthodox.  Once situated outside of …

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Kazimierz: The Former Jewish District of Krakow, Poland

South of the Old Town Krakow is situated Kazimierz district, a center of Jewish life for more than 500 years. Most of the Krakow’s Jewish history is concentrated here – Jewish cemeteries, synagogues, and art. Today it has a rather bohemian atmosphere, bustling with life, art galleries, historical sites, and cool bars and cafes. Complete …

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Visiting the Jewish Sites in Prague, Czech Republic

The city of Prague was home to nearly 100,000 Jews before the start of World War II. Unfortunately the atrocious acts of the Shoah and the time since then has diminished the Jewish population to only 5,000 today. Luckily the city and Jewish community of Prague has well preserved many of the significant buildings from …

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