We Are Here!

We Are Here!

The unique exhibition We Are Here! provides a snapshot of contemporary Jewish life in Bratislava, and the changes it has undergone during the last quarter-century of freedom. What is the essence of the community's existence and what keeps it together? Is it based on religion, culture or solidarity among people who share common values and experiences?
The selection of photographs, accompanied by texts from community members, will for the first time present to the public various aspects of our life. This joint project of the Jewish Community Museum and the Jewish Cultural Institute is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the fall of the communist regime. 

Bratislava Synagogue

The Heydukova Street Synagogue is the only synagogue in Bratislava. Constructed in 1923-1926, it is a Cubist building designed by the Bratislava-based Jewish architect Artur Szalatnai-Slatinsky and is listed as a national cultural monument. Orthodox in orientation, the synagogue still serves as an active Jewish house of worship. A Bratislava Jewish Community Museum with a permanent exhibition “The Jews of Bratislava and Their Heritage” is installed upstairs and during the summer season is open to the public.

Bratislava Jewish Community Museum

“The Jews of Bratislava and Their Heritage” is the permanent exhibition of the Jewish Community Museum installed in the women’s gallery of the Heydukova Street Synagogue in Bratislava. This small museum was established by the Bratislava Jewish community to present its rich Jewish heritage and to open the synagogue building – an important monument of interwar architecture – to the public.

Bratislava is also home to a separate Museum of Jewish Culture, a state-run branch of the Slovak National Museum.

Contacts

Jewish Community Museum
Kozia 18, 814 47 Bratislava
Tel.: +421-2-5441 6949
E-mail: synagogue.sk@gmail.com

Location

GPS: 48°8'49.00"N, 17°6'43.50"E
Heydukova 11-13, Bratislava

Hours

Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

The Museum is open from May 23
to October 12 / except Jewish holidays