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  • Jewish Visitor Center in Brno

    By Ruth Ellen Gruber

    April 28, 2012 | 4:05 pm

    Once again I have to hand it to the Czechs for the exemplary way that they preserve and promote Jewish heritage, heritage sites and memory.

    I spent a day this past week in Brno, the Czech Republic’s second largest city and the capital of Moravia. I was there for a totally different...

  • Brno to erect Holocaust memorial

    April 8, 2010 | 10:37 am

    A commission has been set up to erect a memorial to Jewish and Roma Holocaust victims from the city of Brno, in the Czech Republic.

    Some 12,000 Jews and Roma, or Gypsies, from the city were killed in Nazi-run concentration camps during World War II.

    The commission is currently...