History of The Jews in The Republic of Macedonia

The history of the Jews in the Republic of Macedonia stretches back two thousand years.

The history of Jews in the territory of the present-day Republic of Macedonia began during Roman antiquity, when Jews first arrived in the region. Today, around 200 Jews reside in the Republic of Macedonia, mostly in the capital, Skopje and a few in Štip and Bitola.

Read more about History Of The Jews In The Republic Of Macedonia:  Ancient Roman Times, Medieval Times, Ottoman Rule and Sephardic Migrations, Distribution, World War II and The Holocaust, The Present, The Holocaust Museum in Skopje

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