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Tomb of Mordechai Maisel

Mordechaj Maisel in Prague´s Jewish Town

We have seen a number of Jewish buildings and monuments during our walks in the Old Town. The most of them are inherently connected with the name of Mordechaj Maisel. He was a very important person who not only contributed to the prosperity of the Jewish community but he also was the court Jew of the Emperor Rudolph II. » More »

Jewish prayer

What do Jewish prayers look like?

The prayers and traditions in Judaism represent an integral part of everyday life. Therefore our today´s task will be to look closer to what such prayers actually looks like. » More »

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Jewish Museum in Prague – description

Jewish Museum(czech: Židovské muzeum) in Prague currently administrates the world´s most extensive collections of objects with the Jewish matter. This primacy particularly belongs to the museum based on more than forty thousand of collection objects and hundreds of thousands books. The museum provides complete information mapping out the life, customs and traditions of the Jewish population in the territory of our country. » More »

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Jubilee (also Jerusalem) Synagogue in Prague

Jubilee (also Jerusalem) Synagogue – with treasure that no other Jewish temple in the world can show off with. Jubilee Synagogue(czech: Jubilejní synagoga) is the youngest synagogue located in the premises of the Jewish Town of Prague but it is much bigger than the others. It is to be found in the New Town in Jeruzalémská street. Jubilee Synagogue was built in Moorish style and replaced Zigeuner, New and Great-Court synagogues that were demolished during the sanation and the improvement of hygienic conditions of the Jewish Town. The synagogue was completed in 1906 based on the plans of the renowned Viennese architect, worthy and experienced synagogue constructor Wilhelm Stiassny. » More »

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