Dear readers of Kehila Žilina

We are writing to you to make a kind request for any biographical data, photos, or other documents regarding prominent Jewish citizens of Žilina from 19th and 20th century. We will be very grateful for any information you can provide. Notably, concerning these individuals:   Braun, Rudolf Engel, Andrej Feldmann,...

Chanukah 2010

This year Chanukah party took place on December 3, 2010 – Kislev 26, 5771 on the third day of the Chanukah holiday. More you may find at Chanukah 2010 - 5771.

Rosh HaShana 5771

The celebration of the Rosh HaShana 5771 took place at our Kehila on September 14, 2010. More information you may find at Rosh HaShana 2010 - 5771.

Commemoration Ceremony and meeting of the Žilina natives 2011

Commemoration Ceremony and meeting of the Žilina natives 2011 The annual meeting of Žilina Jewish natives and their relatives, organized by the Jewish religious community, will take place on July 2, 2011 in Žilina. The first date of the meeting will include also presentation on the Jewish physical education and...

Passover 2010 – 5770 in Zilina

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. More information you will find at  Passover in Žilina 2010 - 5770

Purim in Piestany 2010 – 5770

Purim in Piestany 2010 - 5770 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. More you will find at The Purim in Piestany 2010.

New leader of the Jews in Slovakia

New leader of Jewish communities in Slovakia Mr.Pavel Frankl – leader of the Jewish religious community in Zilina, has been chosen by the central comity of the Jewish religious communities in Slovakia, to a position of a new leader of the Jewish communities in Slovakia. We congratulate him in the...

Maccabi 2010

The MACCABI winter games 2010 Already XV.MACCABI winter games under the organization of the Jewish Religious Community from Banska Bystrica, EZRA and the Central Union of the Jewish Communities in Slovakia took place at the end of January near the beautiful mountain village Hrinova. Participants from all around Slovakia competed...

Chanukah 5770 – 2009

Ner Micva – the festival of Lights – Chanukah, is yet another traditional occasion, when we meet to celebrate and chant together Chanukah songs. This years Chanukah party took place on December 13, 2009 on the third day of this eight-day long holiday. More you will find at : Chanuka...

Wittenberg‘s house among important sites o Zilina

Wittenberg‘s house among important sites o Zilina City council decided to mark and preserve five new historically important site in Zilina. There are Wittenberg’s match factory – Samuel Wittenberg and son, Wittenberg’s residential house, City Theater, Union house and Romuald Zaymus elementary school among them. “The five monuments where added...