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Prague Jewish Quarter

Prague Jewish Quarter

In the afternoon of Day 2, we went up to the Jewish Quarter. The Pinkas Synagogue is a memorial to Czech Holocaust victims; some 78,000 names are handwritten on the walls. This effort started in the 1950s but many of the names were destroyed under Communism so they started over in 1989. On the second floor there is a gallery of artwork done by children in the Terezin concentration camp – the plaques note whether the artist survived or not….

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