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Jewish families from Lipnice nad Sázavou (Lipnitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

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This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Lipnice nad Sázavou (Lipnitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic


Lipnice nad Sázavou is a village at 49°36′47″N 15°24′45″E in the Vysočina Region with about 700 inhabitants where at The Czech Crown Inn, Czech author Jaroslav Hašek wrote a substantial part (books Two, Three, and Four) of The Good Soldier Švejk before he died in 1923. Jaroslav Hašek is buried at the Lipnice Old Cemetery. Lipnice was also the location where Václav Havel made his first public appearance (at a folk festival) iin 1988.There is a notable 14th century castle at Lipnice nad Sázavou. An instructional trail includes this village.