Liptovský Mikuáš

The Mikuláš's Jews

A sightseeing tour of the captivating destinies of personalities of an important community, which co-created the town´s history for more than two centuries. The first Jewish families came to Mikuláš around 1720. read more
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From where did they come and who invited them? And how did the Jews help the town´s economic prosperity? Where did their educated and prospective members assert themselves? The continuity of viable generations was broken by World War II and the Holocaust. At that time, even ordinary people became heroes. Like the evangelical priest Vladimír Kuna, who saved 26 Jewish children. And what about Jewish student Margita Schwalb, who was rescuing people right in the concentration camp? How did the future of the Jewish community develop?
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