Location of Ricse

Coordinates: 48°19′33″N 21°58′08″E / 48.32579°N 21.96890°E / 48.32579; 21.96890Coordinates: 48°19′33″N 21°58′08″E / 48.32579°N 21.96890°E / 48.32579; 21.96890
Country  Hungary
County Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
  Total 24.74 km2 (9.55 sq mi)
Population (2004)
  Total 1,913
  Density 77.32/km2 (200.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3974
Area code(s) 47
The composition at Juhász-kút (Sheperd Well) is one of the sights of Ricse. The well and its composition was given to the village by Adolph Zukor, who was born here.
The inscription over Juhász-kút: "For the village of Ricse, for his homeland, Adolph Zukor (New York) 1928. Renovated in 1987."

Ricse (sometimes written as Risce) is a village in the Tokaj wine region in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, in Eastern Hungary. Prior to World War II Ricse was home to a thriving Jewish community. The founder of Paramount Pictures, Adolph Zukor, was born in Ricse in 1873 before emigrating to the United States in 1889. [1]


  1. Gabler, Neal. An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. New York: Crown Publishers, 1988.

New York Times "Letter to the Editor" (1992) mentioning Risce

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