Bardejov Holocaust Memorial

Bardejov, Slovak Republic Mayor Boris Hanuscak shakes hands with Commission Chair Lesley Weiss

and Member Emil Fish at the dedication June 24, 2014 of a major memorial to the 3,262 Jews of the 

city and the surrounding area murdered in the Holocaust. Fish was responsible for building the memorial

with the encouragement and support of the Commission through the Bardejov Jewish Preservation

Committee that he founded.  A native of Bardejov, he was imprisoned at the 

Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany before emigrating to the United States.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News Reports

 

Report on the Bardejov Holocaust Memorial Dedication, June 24, 2014

 

Link to Bardejov Jewish Preservation Committee

 

Remarks of Chairwoman Lesley  Weiss Dedication, June 24, 2014