Jewish Heritage Europe

Tourism & Genealogy

TOURISM

Jewish Heritage in Slovakia

Travel resource, with summary descriptions of Jewish heritage sites around the country.

 Slovak Jewish Heritage Route

Network of two dozen key Jewish heritage sites in all regions of Slovakia, maintained in partnership with local institutions and organizations and marked with a common logo. Included are the most important synagogue buildings in Slovakia. Some are active houses of worship, while others serve today as cultural venues. Jewish museums and several historic Jewish cemeteries are also on the Route.

The Slovak Jewish Heritage Route (article)

Article in Hadassah Magazine by JHE Coordinator Ruth Ellen Gruber

Slovak Spectator Jewish Heritage travel guide

Online Jewish guide by a local English-language publication

Enjoy Slovakia Jewish Heritage Tour

Tours organized by local Jewish-run tourism organization

NOTE: Many mainstream travel organizations offer Jewish heritage tours

GENEALOGY

Primer to Jewish genealogy in Czech Republic and Slovakia

A downloadable PDF guide prepared by the Center for Jewish History