The Bardejov synagogue after it was restored, 2017. Peter Hudak

The Father, the Son and the Jewish Spirit: Saving Synagogues Where There Are No More Jews

In a Slovak town with no Jewish residents, a father and son restore a 200-year-old synagogue – and preserve the history of the Jewish life that once flourished there

BARDEJOV, Slovakia — The landscape en route to this town in northeastern Slovakia, near the Polish border, often looks like a painting. But these views are merely preparation for the scene awaiting visitors to...

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