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By the mid-sixteenth century, Sephardim began to establish communities in the Balkan hinterlands of the Ottoman Empire, including Belgrade in Serbia, Sarajevo in Bosnia, and Skopje and Bitola (Monastir) in Macedonia, as well as in Dubrovnik and Split on the Dalmatian coast.
By contrast, the Ashkenazi communities in the Habsburg Empire were of more recent origin.
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia lasted from 1918 until its dismemberment after the German invasion in 1941; its Communist successor, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, was in existence from 1944 to 1991.
Fewer than 15,000 Jews, scattered around the country, remained alive after the Holocaust; roughly half of these survivors made to Israel after 1948.
Remaining in the home to do housework and embroider, they married early, at sixteen to eighteen years of age.
Jewish settlements in Macedonia and Dalmatia date back as far as Greek and Roman days, and small communities existed in Slovenia and Serbia in medieval times, but the first major wave of Jewish immigration to the South Slav lands came as a result of the expulsion of the Jews from Christian Spain in 1492.
Little has been written about the history of women in former Yugoslavia and even less is as yet known about the history of Jewish women in the Balkans.