Slovakia to step up fight against extremism following LGBTQI+ bar killings

Slovak Interior Minister has promised to intensify the fight against hate speech and extremism following the terrorist attack outside an LGBTQI + bar in Bratislava. Before the attack, the gunmen wrote a manifesto against Jews and the LGBTQI+ community on social media.

Slovakia commemorates the victims of the Holocaust

Slovakia commemorated its Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Organized by the Slovak Jewish communities and the Slovak National Museum – Museum of Jewish Culture, this year’s commemoration ceremony was held on the grounds of the Central Holocaust Memorial in Bratislava.

Slovak Jewish community and its Ukrainian Rabbi continue to support refugees

The Jewish community of Bratislava, the Federation of Jewish Communities of Slovakia, and their Ukrainian Rabbi are continuing their support for refugees.

Slovakia commemorates beginning of deportations of Slovak Jews to Auschwitz

The 25th of March 2022, exactly 80 years since the first transport...

ÚZŽNO assists in bringing aid to Transcarpathia

The President of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Slovakia (ÚZŽNO), Richard Duda, took part in a meeting  on cross-border cooperation, regarding the provision of aid to Ukraine.

Meeting with Slovak Jews, Pope Francis speaks of Holocaust “shame”

Pope Francis met with representatives of the Slovak Jewish Community and condemned antisemitism at the Holocaust memorial in Bartislava.

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