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A geni.com genealogy umbrella project, listing all of the sub-projects on Jews from towns in Bohemia and Moravia in the Czech Republic.
A primer-type article with links to many resources.
A center for archival research in the regions of Bohemia, Moravia, and Austria, with numerous online resources, including a Bibliography of publications (mainly) in Czech.
JEWISH TRAVEL AND TOURISM RESOURCES
A network of Jewish heritage sites in 10 towns around the Czech Republic, including 10 synagogues and five other buildings. All have been restored, with a monothematic exhibition installed in each, creating what amounts to a nationwide Jewish museum.
A 24-page guide that provides information and photos on Jewish heritage sites all over the Czech Republic, organized by region. It was prepared in cooperation with the Federation of Jewish Communities, the Prague Jewish Community, and the Prague Jewish Museum. You can read it online, download it, or print it, and there is also a smartphone app with more information.
Downloadable pdf guide brochure prepared by the Czech Tourism board, which includes Jewish sites as well as Christian. The Czech Tourism web site also has a section on Jewish heritage sites.
Database and information administered by the Brno Jewish community; run in conjunction with the Jewish Tourist and Information Center in Brno that was opened in January 2011 as a collaborative effort between the Jewish community and the Brno Tourist Information Center. The web site has extensive information on a number of towns.
Online guide to Jewish heritage sites in 20 towns in the Plzen region of western Bohemia.
The walk has twelve stations, mapping the history, culture, architectural monuments, and sites related to relevant periods of history, from the 13th century to the present.
Its office is at the Brno Jewish Cemetery
TRAVEL AND TOURISM PROFESSIONALS
Jewish tours and sight-seeing in the town of Třebíč, whose extensive Jewish quarter (with 2 synagogues) and Jewish cemetery are on the UNESCO register of world heritage sites.
Kaprova 13 (bell from Maiselova 1)
11000 Prague, Czech Republic
Tel: +420 222 32 1954
Fax: +420 222 32 1954
Mobile Phone: +420 602 214 088
Novotneho Lavka 5
Prague 1 120 00 Czech Republic
Tel: +420 222 252 472
Fax: +420 222 252 472
The oldest tour agency in Prague specializing in Jewish heritage tourism.