Last weekend a big step for the Pacov synagogue

The events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the deportation of Jewish residents from Pacov and Černovice to Theresienstadt concentration camp, which we have organized in cooperation with the Černovice Jewish Monument Association, took place on 11 and 12 November 2017 under the umbrella title “Crossroads and Irreversibilities of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands History” in the respective towns.

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Nelly Prezma’s visit to Pacov

We are greatly honoured to have met Nelly in our lovely town, where she spent her childhood as a daughter of the local rabbi. Nelly is a wonderful lady full of zest, optimism, and genuine wisdom. Hopefully we’ll be able to meet again one day and enjoy the sight of a renovated synagogue!

Living Memory of Pacov

A public talk with Nelly Prezma née Guttmann
Ms Nelly Prezma née Guttmann’s will talk on the holocaust and life in pre-war Pacov on Thursday June 8 in the main hall of the Pacov château from 6pm on. A survivor of Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps, the daughter of the last Pacov rabbi is the last living witness of the local Jewish history.

Daughter of the last Pacov rabbi now lives in Israel

On January 13, 2017, the local daily newspaper Pelhřimovský deník published an article about Ms Nelly Prezma née Guttmann. A holocaust survivor, the daughter of the last Pacov rabbi was among the residents transported to Theresienstadt concentration camp in November 1942. Available here (Czech only).