House of Icikas Charifas in Molėtai


House of Icikas Charifas once was a place where people met and shared their life stories with their friends. At first, there was a restaurant and later this building housed the first cinema in the town.

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This house built at the end of the 19th century has a rich and colorful history. The building once belonged to Icik Charif, but also at one point it housed a restaurant, where people of different cultural and religious backgrounds came to enjoy the food and share their ideas. Later – the first cinema “Oaza” in Molėtai was opened in this building.


Now the old building houses a pedagogical psychological service, and on its walls, a memorial plate is placed, recalling this building’s history and importance to the Molėtai Jewish community.


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