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Daruvar, Aquae Balisae. 45°35' N 17°14' E,  60.8 miles ESE of Zagreb

Jewish Communtiy Daruvar [February 2009]
Vinogradska b.b.
43500 Daruvar
tel : 043/331-590, 331-738
President : Zlatko Binenfeld
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Jewish Population: 1930- 193; 1931- 278; 1937/38- 189; 1941-227; 1947-33; 1994-35.

The synagogue complex with a rabbi's house and Jewish primary school was built in 1860 and used until 1941. Although nationalized in 1948, the building remains, rebuilt in 1951 as a theater until 1999 when it became a Pentacoastal church. All Jewish symbols were removed. [February 2009]

[Land Registry: Folder No: 80 Plot No.: 267/a & 268/2] Synagogue  [Land Registry: Folder No: 100 Plot No.: 219 a/b & 372 27/5] See: Gruber, Ruth Ellen. Jewish Heritage Travel: A Guide to East-Central Europe. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 1992. (page 244) [1997]

  • The landmarked Jewish cemetery on Vinogradska Street was established in 1860.Still active,  about 200 gravestones are protected by a wire fence. Restored in the 1990s, the site has a Holocaust memorial. Zlatko Bienenfeld, the head of the Jewish community, maintains this excellently preserved small cemeteries." [February 2009]
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