Klara Kukovec

Maribor’s history has been marked by many individuals who, in different periods, significantly co-shaped the city’s life and pulse. One of them was doctor Klara Kukovec, the first woman with a private medical practice in the city. Klara was born as Chaya Lea Doktor in 1883 in Kherson, today’s Ukraine. Already in her early childhood, […]

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Porajmos in the context of the history of the persecution of Roma and Sinti

Between 1939 and 1945, the Nazis killed almost 500,000 Roma and Sinti, according to more recent estimates, even around 600,000. Heinrich Himmler, one of the main organizers and executors of the Nazi genocide, tirelessly devised anti-Roma laws and decrees for the mass extermination of these ethnic groups, and on 15 November 1943, he officially equated

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Dining with Prekmurje Jews

The CJCH Synagogue Maribor cordially invites to the presentation of the book DINING WITH PREKMURJE JEWS – A COOKBOOK AFTER SCRIPTURE (Za mizo s prekmurskimi Židi – kuharica po svetopisemskih pravilih) by the author Bojan Zadravec on Thursday, 23 October 2014, at 6 p.m. at Židovska ulica 4, Maribor. All the recipes in the book have been part of

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Concert of Jewish Music

In the scope of the activities of this year’s European Day of Jewish Culture we are cordially inviting visitors to join us on Sunday, 14th September at the concert of Jewish music in Negova Castle. The concert is organised in cooperation with the Institute for Culture, Tourism and Promotion from Gornja Radgona. The concert will begin at

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