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New Jewish Community Museum in Bratislava opens

The new Jewish community museum in Bratislava opened June 17. The world’s newest Jewish museum, It uses a relatively few objects and limited space to tell a centuries-old story.

Located in the women’s gallery of Bratislava’s only synagogue, and comprised of objects owned by the Jewish community (or on loan from individuals)  it is anchored in the community and in this way forms a complement to the “general” state-run Museum of Jewish Culture, which is a branch of the Slovak National Museum.

The new museum  is not “minimalist” but the selected objects and their arrangement do not overwhelm; they engage visitors and also anchor a narrative.

Read more and see pictures on the post about the museum on our News Feed