Shtetl Routes. Vestiges of Jewish cultural heritage in cross-border tourism in borderland of Poland, Belarus and Ukraine

 

Shtetl Routes. Vestiges of Jewish cultural heritage in cross-border tourism in borderland of Poland, Belarus and Ukraine

 

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Ashmyany guidebook

Ashmyany guidebook

Pol. Oszmiana, Bel. Ашмяны, Yid. אָשמענע

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Berezne - guidebook

Berezne - guidebook

Ukr. Березне, Yid. בערעזנע

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Dubno - guidebook

Dubno - guidebook

Ukr. Дубно, Yid. דובנע

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Józefów Roztoczański - guidebook

Józefów Roztoczański - guidebook

Ukr. Юзефув, Yid. יוזעפוף

Books printed in Józefów met with resistance from the state and from the rabbinical censorship. In a letter to Zamoyski, one censor called them “highly” sensitive.

Hanna Krall, The Blue, in: There is No River There Anymore, Cracow 2001

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Navahrudak - guidebook

Navahrudak - guidebook

First mentions of the Jewish community of Navahrudak date back to 1529. In the 16th century, the Jewish community became an integral part of the town and an active participant in its social, economic, and spiritual life.

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Pinsk guidebook

Pinsk guidebook

Pol. Pińsk, Bel. Пiнск, Yid. פּינסק

It seems Jews are everywhere in Pinsk. Not only the whole town but also the trade of the whole country is thriving thanks to their activity. Craftsmen, merchants, hackney drivers – all of them are Jews, and nothing can happen here without a Jew.

Nikolay Leskov, Iz odnovo dorozhnovo dnevnika (Rus.: From a Travel Journal), 1862.

 

 

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Slonim guidebook

Slonim guidebook

Pol. Słonim, Bel. Слонім, Yid.סלאָנים

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