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Jewish Community of Liberec

Liberec is a district city in Bohemia, located 90 km northwest of Prague. The first Jews probably lived there as early as the 15th century.

After World War II, there was no synagogue in Liberec and Jews gathered in a house of prayer on Matoušova Street, where they met until 1964.

In 1995, after great efforts, they managed to recover the original building on Matoušova Street. In November 2000 they moved into the new synagogue in the Liberec Library building.

Today they are the largest Jewish community in the Liberec region, building a vibrant Reform community. They hold cultural events for members and the general public.