EAST AND SOUTH OF UKRAINE.
KHARKIV, MARIUPOL' AND KHERSON JEWISH COMMUNITIES
Over the last months the world has learned the new words - the names of Ukrainian towns and villages attacked by the Russian troops.
Each and every of these towns has its own unique Jewish history and heritage.
I invite you to start exploring the Ukrainian Jewish Heritage and visit three cities in the East and South of Ukraine - Kharkiv (the origin of my husband's family), Mariupol' and Kherson.
As always I have prepared the detailed talk with old and new photographs of towns, Synagogues, Jewish families, homes and more.
We will discuss:
When and how the first Jews settled in these areas;
Special and unique features of the Jewish communities in each of three towns;
The story of agricultural Jewish settlements around Kherson;
Karaites community in Kharkiv;
Jewish businesses, education, traditions, everyday life, ups and downs, success and disaster - we will cover the most important and interesting details.