Jews were first mentioned in Győr in the 15th Century. This is the image of the Neológ Synagogue; town also had an Ortodox congregation. 5,904 Jews lived in Györ in 1920. In May 1944, abt. 4,200 Jews were confined to Györ-Sigat island in route to Auschwitz. Several hundred returned after the War. but only a few remained after 1956.