Knjižnica i arhiv Židovske općine Zagreb

Jewish Community Zagreb Library & Archive

JCZ ARCHIVE

JCZ archive comprises documentation, artifacts and various items related to Jewish Community in Croatia. Unique collection of documents is related to the period of Shoah in Croatia (Holocaust, 1941 - 1945). Archival matter is classified according to; in depth order, identification, introduction and search parameters. The list of archival collection is available online.

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SEARCH

If you search for a person or personal data please use a required form and follow instructions. Each search is subject to a fee.

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ARCHIVAL CONTENT

Archival collection has been classified and inventorized during 2014 and 2015. Online access to the list of content is available here (Croatian only)

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HEBRAICA

Online acces to Hebraica collection list & data available here (Hebrew only)...
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ACCESS

We will grant full access to our archival collection after performing assessment based on the nature of applicants request,  nature of data and applicants consent to terms of use. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

JCZ LIBRARY

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JCZ library is the only specialized library in Croatia dealing with collection, processing and distribution of data related to Jewish history, religion, Israel and Jewish Communities. The collection comprises approx. 20000 volumes in Croatian, English, Hebrew, German and other languages. The Library also houses The Schick Library, a collection of 5225 volumes  largely in German, Croatian, Czech, Hungarian and Hebrew protected by the Law as a cultural heritage of Croatia. Dr. Schick was born in Vienna in 1881 and moved to Zagreb in 1891. He was a prominent lawyer, journalist and book collector killed in Jasenovac concentration camp in 1942.

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The library is temporarily closed for public. If you need any kind of assistance please contact us. 

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