Museum of Jewish CultureBratislava Presentation by Stanislava Mináriková
About the museum • An exhibition permanently housed in the Zsigray Mansion in Bratislava aims at the presentation of Jewish material and spiritual culture and thedocumentation of holocaust in Slovakia.
The collections and exhibitions present to the public objects of everyday life,documents andobjects of visual art. • The museum also administers four exhibitions displayed in the synagogues in Žilina, Prešov, Trnava and Nitra.
Museum exibition consist of several partsrelated to: • Feasts according to jewish calendar: Sabbath, Rosh ha-Shanah (New Year) andYom Kippur (Day ofAtonement), Pesach...
Manners and traditions in a life of a pious Jew • Interior and arrangements of synagogical room • Jewish schools and educational system
History of a jewish settlement in territory of todays Slovak Republic • Holocaust, concentration camps in Slovakia
Museum and theHolocaustEducation Center in formerConcentrationCamp Sereď Presentation by Michal Vaněk Martin Korčok
CC Sereď - Location • 60 Km north-east of Bratislava
CC Sereď - history • Established in 1941 as a Jewish labor camp. • The camp functioned until the Slovak National Uprising (august 1944), when it was dissolved. • At the beginning of September 1944 its activities were renewed and deportations began. • End of September 1944 -SS-Hauptsturmfuhrer Alois Brunner was named camp commander. Brunner was a long-time colleague of Adolf Eichmann and had already organized the deportation of French Jews in 1943. • Because the camp registers were destroyed, the most trustworthy information regarding the number of deportees has been provided by witnesses who worked with prisoner records.
From September 1944 until the end of March 1945 - 11 transports (11,532 persons) were dispatched from the Sered. Up until the end of November 1944 the transports were destined for the Auschwitz concentration camp, later prisoners were transported to other camps in the Reich. Sered camp was liquidated on 31st March 1945, when the last evacuation transport, destined for the Terezin ghetto, was dispatched. On this transport the commander of the Sered camp Alois Brunner left the camp Alois Brunner
Useful Links: • www.snm.sk • www.edah.sk • muzeum.edico.sk