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Alternate names: Pakrac [Croa], Pakrác [Hun], Pakratz [Ger], Pakracz. 45°27' N, 17°12' E in W Slavonia, Croatia, 63 miles ESE of Zagreb. Jewish population: 99 (in 1940).

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), p. 963: "Pakrac".
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Yugoslavia (1988), p. 274: "Pakrac"

Synagogue built in 1875 was destroyed in 1941. Property was confiscated in 1958. [Land Registry: Folder No: 143; Plot No.: 587 & 612/1] Jewish Community established in 19th century, ended in 1941. Jewish Population: 1925/26-209; 1931- 191; 1937/38-140; 1941-79; 1947-2; 1994-0. [1999]

Cemetery: Established in 1875, the site exists but was confiscated in 1958. [Land Registry: Folder No: 143 Plot No.: 2199 & 2232/2] Source: Srdjan Matic, MD, 40 West 95th Street, Apt. 1-B, New York, NY 10025. (212) 222-7783.[1999]

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