A seminar about Jewish heritage of Opava (a city in Moravian-Silesia region in Czech, near Polish border). Jewish life of Opava through stories of famous Jewish families of Opava, who are buried in the Opava Jewish cemetery, which on its own is an exceptional historical monument. The seminar will be prepared based on historical research of local experts, and will include:
1. presentation of the Jewish cemetery in Opava. 2. lecture by a rabbi about Jewish funeral customs followed by an open question-answer session. 3. concert of Jewish music from regions of Silesia, Galicia and Spis – by the famous Mojše Band, commented live by an expert researcher, composer and virtuoso of cimbalom – Michal Pal’ko.