JHE: Centuries-old matzevot from the Old Jewish Cemetery in Bratislava discovered

In a remarkable discovery, hundreds of gravestones from the destroyed old Jewish cemetery in Bratislava have come to light.

Loving Slovak Jewish couple passes away within a few hours of each other

Within a few hours of each other, Peter Schwarcz, the long-time President of the Jewish community of Nitra, and his wife Katarína Schwarczová passed away from COVID-19 on January 1, 2021.

Slovakia’s far-right leader gets 4 years in jail for using neo-Nazi symbols

The leader of a far-right party with seats in the Slovak parliament was convicted of illegal use of neo-Nazi symbols and sentenced to four years and four months in prison.

Commemorations for Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence in Slovakia

On 9 September 2020, Slovakia commemorates the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence. Established in 2000 by the Slovak Parliament, the day marks the date in 1941 when the Slovak government issued a decree on the legal status of Jews, the so-called the Jewish Codex.

Slovak journalist dedicates life to memorialising righteous

Over the past seven years, Dagmar Mozolová has documented the stories of 138 Slovaks who helped to save Jews in the Holocaust.

Memorial to trace the steps of hidden Slovak Jewish children

Post Bellum, a Slovak NGO has turned the story of Holocaust survivor Eli Vago into a memorial. At the end of August, participants will be able to follow a path across Slovakia, tracing the steps of Vago and his sister's journey.

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