The start of life in Novi Sad

The first Jew Mark Phillip arrived in 1693 In 1720 in Petrovaradinski Šanac, as RackoSelo was then officially called, three Jews inhabitants were registered In the following decades twelve young Jews settled in the village looking for the right place for their young families This place was suitable for the...

  • The first Jew Mark Phillip arrived in 1693
  • In 1720 in Petrovaradinski Šanac, as RackoSelo was then officially called, three Jews inhabitants were registered
  • In the following decades twelve young Jews settled in the village looking for the right place for their young families
  • This place was suitable for the mass settlement of Jews and the setting up of families because the Imperial command of primogeniture which discriminated against Jews was not valid here (a law which allows the marriage of only the oldest child)

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