Summary of the book part 6

are Maximilian Scheer, Karol Gruen, Alexander Aranyos, and many others. Gymnasium for girls is represented by Matilda Reich, Magdalena Robinson, and others students. Jews were among those people, who had lain foundations of sport in Zilina. In their ranks were prominent functionaries and sponsors of sport events. One of the...

Commemoration ceremony June 29, 2008

Dear Ladies and Gentleman, It has been almost twenty years since I addressed you from this place and opened the commemoration ceremony to pay tribute to all our victims of the Second World War with my speech for the first time. The topic of my introductory words is given by...

High Holidays celebration in Žilina

It has been twenty years since the last public worship took place in our small Jewish community in Zilina. Rebe Zev Stiefel from Piestany took an opportunity of the High Holidays time (Rosh ha shana, Yom kipur …) and held a religious service for us. We cannot forget to mention...

Passover 2009

Passover 2009 Traditional Pesach gathering of our kehila, including part of the Seder dinner, has taken place already on Sunday April 5, in Hotel Slovan. ... more

Chanukah in Zilina 2009 – 5770

Ner micva – Chanukah is yet another traditional occasion, when we meet to celebrate and chant together Chanukah songs. This year Chanukah party took place on December 13, 2008 – Kislev 26, 5770 on the third day of this eight-day long holiday. Traditional guest of our celebrations...

Purim 5770 in Piestany

The time passes very quickly and from Chanukah trough the New year of the trees we got to probably the funniest and happiest holiday of the Jewish year – Purim. Purim is the time, when we celebrate a victory of Esther and Mordechai over the vicious Haman and so, the...

Jewish physical education and sport in Zilina

Dear Friends, As an attachment to the invitation to our annual meeting of natives and Tryzna for those tortured in II. World War, we would like to add this letter. We are planning to publish second, this time smaller publication , so far it´s work in progress, under the name...

Passover 2010 – 5770

As it has become a tradition, we met again this year, to celebrate Pesach 5770. This time, the celebration took place in the restaurant VIX on March 27. Even a small community as ours, was happy to welcome almost 50 people at this celebration. Reading from Hagada and a small...