Charities founded by Transylvanian Jewish women
In the second half of the nineteenth century, in Transylvania and the rest of the Kingdom of Hungary, a lot of associations, societies, groups and clubs were founded, especially in the big cities. In this context, women’s charities aimed above all to support vulnerable people, for example, orphans or poor
The Haggibbor Sports Club
The Haggibbor Sports Club started with a football team, but in the 1930s, thanks to the dedicated efforts of Vilmos Erős, teams of swimming, water polo, tennis, table tennis, bowling, gymnastics, fencing, skiing, chess, athletics and boxing were established. The club also organised regular hiking tours in the forests around
David, a story about survival
At Muzeon, you can listen to David's story, a hallucinating story about survival. His life story has been restored and reconstructed based on archive materials, and today his voice can be heard via an audio guide, performed by actors.
Paul, a story about resilience
Paul’s story is a fascinating destiny that can be discovered and experienced in the museum. Paul Lusztig was a simple Jewish man, who lived in Cluj in the past, and his story has been reconstructed based on archive documents.
Julia, a story about salvation
Julia is one of the three audio guides of the museum. Her story, as it is exhibited in the museum and narrated as an audio guide, is based on the real experiences of her life, and was reconstructed after her diary, letters, and personal documents discovered in the Lusztig family