In Slovakia, Herzog notes ‘deep Jewish roots’ as well as difficult history

President Isaac Herzog is received at the presidential palace in Bratislava, Slovakia, alongside President Zuzana Caputova, September 4. 2023 (Courtesy)
President Isaac Herzog is received at the presidential palace in Bratislava, Slovakia, alongside President Zuzana Caputova, September 4. 2023 (Courtesy)

President Isaac Herzog is received at the presidential palace in Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, on an official state visit.

Meeting President Zuzana Caputova, the two discuss bilateral relations and broadening cooperation.

“The Jewish people have deep roots in this beautiful country,” he says, noting “prosperity and cultural growth” but also “the most terrible horrors” during the Holocaust.

He thanks Caputova for “your deep commitment to the issue and the manner by which Slovakia contends with its difficult past.”

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