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Be active in Bohemia

Bring your favorite sportswear with you. You can rent the rest on-site.

By KLÁRA DONATHOVÁ
01/12/2020

The Hana Greenfield Memorial Swim

This annihilated Jewish community had a life and a history, and we wanted it to be remembered and not erased, remembered and not forgotten.

By MURRAY GREENFIELD
30/09/2020
The medieval Charles Bridge in Prague

Paving stones in Prague tourist district were cut from Jewish gravestones

The discovery confirmed Jewish community suspicions that communist authorities in the 1980s used Jewish grave markers for building materials.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
07/05/2020

Prague's mayor under police protection due to 'risk on his life'

At least one Czech investigative outlet claimed that the protection was due to the mayor being the target of a Russian poisoning plot

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
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