Jewish memorials

Jewish sights to see

At the northeast of Hungary by the Zempléni mountains used to live Jewish people. Most of them moved here while the 18th century from the other side of the Carpathian, to make wine and import it to Poland and Russia. Mostly they settled down in villages and small towns and beside wine making the satisfied the needs of the local people through commerce and product forestalling. So their life tightly united with the life of simple local people. They called the rabbi their religious leader in hebrew: cádikdok, truthful people. Local village people used to respect and mention them repeatedly as wunder rabbi. Their stories used to be popular between christian people as well, many of pilgrim visit to their sepulchre even until now.

Most impostant sights to see:

Szerencs - The sepulchre of Billiczer Amram and his son Pinkász rabbi

Mád - Synagogue Open hourse: Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 18 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 20 pm

Tállya -The sepulchre of Rosenbaum Gerson and his son Arje Leib

Abaújszántó - Synagogue and the spulchre of Lőw Eleázár and Lipschütz Arje Lőb

Tarcal - Synagogue and the spulchre of Spira Jakab rabbi

Tokaj - Synagogue and the spulchre of Fanféder Simon Júda, Schück Dávid, Strasser Akiba

Olaszliszka -  The spulchre of Friedmann Cvi Hers.

Tolcsva - The spulchre of Glück Ábrahám Izsák

Sátoraljaújhely - Synagogue and the spulchre of Teitelbaum Mózes, Lőw Jeremiás and his son Lázár



Tokaj-Hegyalja is the most famous historic wine region around the World and it is the part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002. The Cultural and Conference Centre was built up with the financial support of the European Union Phare Program to...

Synagogue in Mád

The Synagogue was built in 1795, in copf style. It was reconstructed in 2004. Registration needed to visit it.