Jews in Żory

Jewish Cemetery 2010

Founded in 1814, placed at 1 Cmentarna Street (GPS: N 50.052765°, E 18.706776°):

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Żory - Cmentarz

Polish-Jewish mass grave

In January 1945, the prisoners of Auschwitz-Birkenau passed through the city. Twenty-three of them were shot by the Nazis because of poor health. Some of them were Jews. Below is a mass grave in the Catholic cemetery on Osińska Street (GPS: N 50.04044°, E 18.69428°):

Żory - zbiorowa mogiła

Żory - zbiorowa mogiła

Żory - zbiorowa mogiła

Żory - zbiorowa mogiła

Otto Stern

Otto Stern, a prominent Jewish physicist and Nobel laureate - was born and lived here (the blue building at present, placed at the MarketPlace):

Otto Stern

Otto Stern

A memorial plaque dedicated to Otto Stern on the building next door (GPS: N 50.04517°, E 18.69449°):

Otto Stern

The former synagogue

Founded in 1835, built on the ruins of an earlier synagogue. Today, the building houses a cinema (located at Kościuszki 3 Street, GPS: N 50.044781°, E 18.695626°):

Dawna synagoga

Dawna synagoga

Dawna synagoga