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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Izbica - guidebook

Izbica - guidebook

Ukr. Іжбиця, Yid.איזשביצא

My first home was in Izbica; this is where I was born. This was my inheritance – yerushe, as you say in Yiddish – my great-grandfather had built the house and passed it on to the following generations.
Thomas Blatt – a fragment of Oral History from the collection of the “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre, Lublin 2004

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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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Kazimierz Dolny - guide book

Kazimierz Dolny - guide book

Ukr. Казімеж-Дольни, קוזמיר Yid.

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Khust - guidebook

Khust - guidebook

Ukr. Хуст, Hung. Huszt, Yid. חוסט

Here live the Ruthenian shepherds and woodcutters, the Jewish craftsmen і merchants. Poor Jews and rich Jews. Poor Ruthenians and even poorer Ruthenians.

Ivan Olbracht, Nikola Šuhaj loupežník (Czek. Nicolas Shukhai, the Bandit), 1933

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Kobryn guidebook

Kobryn guidebook

Pol. Kobryń, Bel. Кобрын, Yid. קאָברין

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Kosiv - guidebook

Kosiv - guidebook

пол. Kosów, їдиш קאָסעוו

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Kovel - guidebook

Kovel - guidebook

Ukr. Ковель, Yid. קאָוולע

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Krynki - guidebook

Krynki - guidebook

From Krynki, I brought wine and mead brewed by widow Yocheved to my inn, a beverage famous for miles around.

Yekhezkel Kotik, Meyne zikhroynes (Yid.: My Memories), vol. 1–2, 1913–1914

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Lesko - guidebook

Lesko - guidebook

Ukr. Лісько, Yid. לינסק

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Lunna guidebook

Lunna guidebook

Pol. Łunna, Bel. Лу́нна, Yid. לונע

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Międzyrzec Podlaski - guidebook

Międzyrzec Podlaski - guidebook

Bel. МендзырэчПадляскі, Ukr. Межиріччя, Yid. מעזעריטש

On the wall of our youth club it was written: ‘Ignore your father’s preaching, remember your mother's teaching’.

Mashka Grynberg – a line from A Klayne Amerike film, 2002.

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Mir guidebook

Mir guidebook

Bel. Мір, Yid. מיר

 

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Motal guidebook

Motal guidebook

Pol. Motol, Bel. Моталь, Yid.מוטאל

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Navahrudak guidebook

Navahrudak guidebook

Pol. Nowogródek, Bel. Навагрудак, Yid. נאַוואַרעדאָק

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Orla - guidebook

Orla - guidebook

Bel. Вуорля, Ukr. Орля, Yid. אולע

Once a week, peasants from nearby villages would come to the fair in order to sell and buy goods in little stalls at the market in Orla.

Sylvia K. Kaspin, Memories of Things from the Past, 1986.

 

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