Tryzna at the time of corona

JÚN/JUNE

28

2020

Dear friends, it is a long-standing custom in the Žilina community to host a tryzna (commemoration ceremony) in late June to commemorate victims of the Holocaust. It is our biggest event and it brings together guests from all over the world. Corona crisis is the reason why we cannot meet...

Every cloud has a silver lining

APR

27

2020

This old truth could be applied also for our current complicated times. Many activities of ŽNO Žilina are now limited or completely cancelled. After many years, we could not meet at the seder dinner, we do not come in contact at the ŽNO Club and we even had to cancel...

Tree stability assessment at the Jewish Cemetery in Zilina

OKT/OCT

21

2019

On Thursday, 17 October 2019 employees of Institute of Forest Ecology SAS (Slovak Academy of Sciences) in Zvolen made measurements of two trees (maples) in our cemetery using an acoustic tomograph. The work of experts from SAS in Zvolen will result in assessment that will determine stability of trees. Based...

Works on Jewish cemetery in Kysucke Nove Mesto continued

MÁJ, MAY

16

2019

Revitalizing works on the Jewish cemetery in Kysucke Nove Mesto continued during two days in the first half of April 2019. Wind dispersed woods cut off on 30 March 2019 were shredded and one week later the cemetery was cleared out of branches, stones and other waste which was moved...

Remembering Bebo Pollák

SEP

23

2018

On Monday 17 September 2018 Juraj "Bebo" Pollák left us forever at the age of 94 years. We would like to remind you of him not only via a photo but also via a radio session from the cycle Encyclopaedia of the Fair Ones under the name Angels, which was...