Sopron, Orthodox synagogue and Holocaust monument

The Orthodox synagogue on the south of Paprét was erected upon the designs of János Schiller in 1890-1891 in an archaic style. The following buildings were part of the synagogue: the ritual bath built in 1911, the matzo house and the yeshiva established in 1917. These buildings can still be found opposite the park.

In the park the Holocaust statue was made by László Kutas in 2004. The composition in the memory of 1800 victims deported from Sopron to Auschwitz in 1944 symbolises the changing room in front of the gas chambers. The letters of text as rising smoke refers to the prayer "Hear, Israel" and the Hebrew characters on the fence refers to the text "May the memory of the righteous be blessed'".

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