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The Pinkas Synagogue in central Prague
Prague Jewish community fears for welfare aid for Holocaust survivors

The community is having to tap its reserves to pay for welfare services for Holocaust survivors that tourists usually help fund.

By REUTERS
28/04/2020
The medieval Charles Bridge in Prague
'Einstein in Bohemia': A forgotten chapter for the famed scientist

In Einstein in Bohemia, Michael Gordin provides a meticulously researched, accessible, and fascinating portrait of Einstein, filtered “through the lens of his ties to Habsburg Prague.”

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
16/04/2020
A Czech mate in Jewish Prague

Hoffberg advises spending three to four hours for the tour, to enable stops at all the vital destinations, of which there are many.

24/11/2019
THE CLOCK with Hebrew letters and counterclockwise dial on the Jewish Town Hall in Prague, next to t
Prague will return pieces of Jewish gravestones used as cobblestones

The Czech Jewish community has called for the removal and return of the stones for years. Stones uncovered during future excavation work will be returned.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
20/11/2019
THE CLOCK with Hebrew letters and counterclockwise dial on the Jewish Town Hall in Prague, next to t
My Word: From Jerusalem to a Prague summer and back

Throughout our short stay – a high school graduation present to my son, who turns 18 next month – two different pieces of music constantly came to mind.

Andrej Babis
Hungary, Slovakia to establish diplomatic delegations in Jerusalem

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis made his first visit to Israel, as the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia create greater inroads with the Jewish state.

20/02/2019
Deri visits one of Europe's oldest synagogued on official visit to Prague.
Deri tours one of Europe's oldest synagogues on official visit to Prague

Deri is scheduled to visit interior ministers from the Czech Republic and Hungary as well as other Jewish institutions.

Czech city festival features skit mocking Jews

"I will get this money from you one way or another,” the Jewish character said in the skit.

By JTA
05/09/2018
Golden Prague is as serene as the Moldau River

About a half million tourists, predominantly non-Jewish, each year tour the Jewish Quarter, or Josefov, as it is called.

By BEN G. FRANK
02/09/2018
Middle Israel: The Prague Spring at 50, a status report

Freedom’s victory was inspiring, but tyranny – cunning, brazen and techy – is back on the attack.

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