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Jewish anecdotes from Prague

VladimiМЃr KarbusickyМЃ

Jewish anecdotes from Prague

by VladimiМЃr KarbusickyМЃ

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Published by V ráji in Prague .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Czech Republic,
  • Prague,
  • Prague.
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- Anecdotes,
    • Legends, Jewish -- Czech Republic -- Prague

    • Edition Notes

      Přeloženo z češtiny.

      Statement[Vladimír Karbusický ; translation, David R. Beveridge ; photographs, Jiří Všetečka].
      GenreAnecdotes.
      ContributionsVšetečka, Jiří.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.C96 P7363 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL107990M
      ISBN 108085894602
      LC Control Number99226399

      Within hours you will explore the Jewish Quarter, the National Theater, the Old Jewish Cemetery in Josefov, and several beautiful parks such as Wenceslas Park and Kampa Park. Ride alongside your enthusiastic tour guide at a relaxed pace through the Czech capital and listen to all sorts of interesting anecdotes and stories about Prague. Support this operator: Times are tough for the travel community right now. To show your support, consider leaving a review or posting photos of tours and experiences you have taken. Your support will go a long way in helping tour operators worldwide get back on their feet down the road.

      The oldest printed book in the collection is Seder zmirot u-birkat ha-mazon (Songs of the Sabbath and Grace after Meals), dating from , which is illustrated with coloured woodcuts. This is the second known Hebrew book to be printed in Prague and is the only extant copy of this work at the museum. A Unique Old Town and Jewish Quarter Prague Walking Tour NOTE: I’ve now moved all of my tour related pages over to the dedicated website at where you can read about me, my ethos, the range of tours that I offer, the booking process, Reviews and FAQ etc.

      Free 2-day shipping. Buy Great Jewish Cities of Central and Eastern Europe: A Travel Guide & Resource Book to Prague, Warsaw, Crakow & Budapest (Hardcover) at Prague’s Jewish Museum, one of the oldest and continuously existing Jewish museums in the world, was founded in The mission of the museum is to document the history, traditions and customs of the Jewish population in Bohemia and preserve valuable artefacts from the Prague synagogues that were destroyed during the liquidation of the.


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