Lučenec- Town in a south part of Slovakia. Before WW II Lučenec had a significant Jewish population. This falling apart synagogue was build in 1924 (by Hungarian architect) and is the last remaining from five synagogues which used to exist in Lučenec. During communism regime of Czechoslovakia authorities decided to use this building as a storage for fertilisers. Now city can’t afford to revitalise this object and Jewish community isn’t big enough (about 14 people) to afford it neither. Lučenec has also Hungarian and Roma community and is pretty easy to hear Hungarian and Romani language on the streets.

Source of information:
www.jewishfederations.org/page.aspx?id=80176
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo295.html
www.yadvashem.org/

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