Slavonski Brod Synagogue

Slavonski Brod Synagogue was a synagogue of the Jewish Community Slavonski Brod.

Slavonski Brod Synagogue
Brodska sinagoga
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Slavonski Brod Synagogue on the postcard
Religion
AffiliationJudaism
RiteAshkenazi
LeadershipRabbi: Leib Weissberg
StatusBurned in 1941, air bombed in 1944
Location
LocationSlavonski Brod, Croatia
Architecture
Architect(s)Hönigsberg & Deutsch
StyleNeo-Mudéjar
Completed1896

Slavonski Brod Synagogue was built under Jakob Kohn, the president of the Jewish Community Slavonski Brod, in the 1896 by Hönigsberg & Deutsch architecture studio. At the time Jewish Community Slavonski Brod counted over 110 members. The synagogue was burned by Nazis in 1941, and remains were bombed by allied forces during the bombing of Slavonski Brod in 1944. Synagogue rabbi Leib Weissberg was killed with his family at the Jasenovac concentration camp in 1942. On November 3, 1994, the memorial plaque was unveiled which marks the site of the Slavonski Brod Synagogue.

SourcesEdit

  • Špicer, Lavoslav (Author and current president of the Jewish Community Slavonski Brod) (2013). Slavonski Brod Sinagoga [Slavonski Brod Synagogue] (in Croatian). Youtube. Retrieved 2013-02-07.

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