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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

The lower part of the Schindler factory next to a demolished 19th-century building.

Bankruptcy dispute, deterioration marring plans for memorial at Schindler factory site

By Eva Munk, JTAPublished April 25, 2012

BRNENEC, Czech Republic—The windows are smashed, the doors stand agape and the keys in the rusting padlocks have not been turned for years. Still, despite the plaster clinging to the crumbling bricks in leprous sheets, the front looks salvageable.The...

Schindler factory to be named Czech cultural heritage site

JTAPublished March 5, 2012

PRAGUE -- The factory in which Oskar Schindler saved moer than 1,000 Jews from concentration camps will be declared a cultural heritage site even as it faces possible demolition. The eastern Bohemian factory in the town of Brnenec is set to be declared...

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