AS their numbers dwindle, Bosnia’s Jewish community is creating an archive of Balkan Jewish history, including documents, photographs and artefacts to preserve the Bosnian Jewish story.
A group called the Jewish Community of Bosnia Herzegovina acquired a 7,500 square foot space
in Sarajevo in the autumn with the hope of turning the eventual archive into a museum.
Eli Tauber, 72, who has written several books on Bosnian Jewish culture and history, is leading the
“Our idea is to write the history of the Jewish people in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” he said. “But
this is not so easy.”
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