Trencsén Status Quo Ante Synagogue (Slovak: Trenčín). By 1720s, there was an organized Jewish Community. Population grew from 81 in 1727 to 1,1619 by 1940. In March/April 1942, young men were deported to Majdanek camp and young women to Auschwitz. By Sept. 1944, 1,554 from the area were sent to death camps. About 330 returned of who about 50% emigrated to israel.