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Jun 9, 2006 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


Lecture, June 9, 6 pm

Lecture: Jewish History and Heritage in South Moravia by Jan Richter
The lecture will describe the historical development of the Jewish presence in South Moravia together with the evolution of Jewish settlements including synagogues and cemeteries. The major features of Jewish intellectual life with its key figures will be mentioned as well as most significant personlities with their roots in this part of the Czech Republic. Finally, some examples of how Jewish heritage in South Moravia is documented, remembered and honored today.
Jan Richter is a historian at the Regional Museum in Mikulov and the head of its Jewish History Department. In his work, he focuses on modern regional history of South Moravia, once populated by large German and Jewish communites.


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Jun 9, 2006 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


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