October 29, 2003 10:00am
Croatian Jews recently honored a World War II partisan battalion made up of Jews who had been prisoners in an Italian-run concentration camp on the island of Rab.
April 29, 2003 9:00am
If a group of Croatian Jews succeed, a weed-filled hilltop that once held the great Vukovar Synagogue will someday hold a new synagogue and center for multiethnic peace. Now the search is on to find documents to prove that the Jewish community owns the la
March 2, 2003 10:00am
Croatia’s government is providing the funds for the preliminary stage of construction of a Jewish center and synagogue that will rise from the ashes of a Zagreb synagogue that was destroyed during World War II.
December 17, 2002 10:00am
Croatian textbooks are teaching violence and intolerance, according to the director of the museum at Jasenovac, the concentration camp operated by Croatia’s Ustashe fascist regime during World War II.
October 29, 2002 10:00am
Changes to a Croatian law were expected to increase the number of people receiving restitution for property nationalized by the Croatian government during and after World War II. But a series of missteps and mistakes is leading to worries that many people
July 14, 2002 9:00am
Croatia’s recently issued census appears to indicate that some of the nation’s Jews are unwilling to admit their background.
May 21, 2002 9:00am
A Croatian newspaper is calling on the country’s Jews to criticize Israel’s recent military actions against the Palestinians. The Jewish community’s newspaper compared the call to a similar Communist-era campaign.
May 2, 2002 9:00am
The largely secular Jewish community in Zagreb is about to get a mikvah.
March 5, 2002 10:00am
The authors of a book on the Holocaust in Croatia are coming under attack for their depiction of a Catholic leader´s actions during the Nazi years.
October 30, 2001 10:00am
ZAGREB, Croatia, Sept. 6 (JTA) — Little over a century ago, the Jewish community of Osijek was the largest in Croatia, bigger even than Zagreb’s. Now it can barely muster a minyan of 10 young people involved in the community. Still, that didn’t stop Osijek’s Jews from participating the annual European Day of Jewish Culture…
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