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Jewish Families from Miroslav (Misslitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

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This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Miroslav (Misslitz) in the Czech Republic.

Earliest known Jewish community was the 16th century. [1900 Jewish population: 528] 1938 Jewish population was 269. This was a self-standing political community from 1867 to 1924. Noteworthy individuals: Dr. Simon Stern (19th century), rabbi; Jakob Herzog (1842-1915), playright; Armin Brunner (1864-1929), writer; Ernst Muller (1880-1954), poet. The Jewish cemetery originated in the 16th century with last known Conservative Jewish burial in 1940.