The Ashkenazi Jewish community in Sarajevo dates back to the late 19th century when they settled in the area after 1878. They brought with them their own distinct language, culture, and traditions, setting them apart from the Sephardic Jews who had been in Sarajevo since the 16th century. Architectural Beauty View this post on Instagram […]
View this post on Instagram A post shared by lll.ba Bosnia & Herzegovina Travel Guide (@discover_bosnia_herzegovina) …one of the most valuable memorial Jewish complexes in Europe… Nestled in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, the Old Jewish Cemetery is a historically significant site with a rich cultural and historical tapestry. It stands as a testament to the
Explore the rich Jewish heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Jewish Museum, housed in the historic Old Jewish Synagogue built in 1581. This cultural gem, transformed into a museum in 1966, showcases the enduring legacy of the Jewish community. The first floor highlights influential Jewish figures, while the second floor commemorates the Holocaust with the monumental “Book of Suffering.” Nearby, the New Jewish Synagogue, constructed in 1820, now serves as an art gallery.