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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Ostroh - guidebook

Ostroh - guidebook

Ukr. Острог, Yid. אָסטרע

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Pidhaitsi - guidebook

Pidhaitsi - guidebook

Ukr. Підгайці, Yid. פּידײַיִץ

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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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Pruzhany - guidebook

Pruzhany - guidebook

Pol. Prużana, Bel. Пружаны, Yid. פרוזשענע

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Radun guidebook

Radun guidebook

Pol. Raduń, Bel. Радунь, Yid. ראַדין ‎

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Rohatyn - guidebook

Rohatyn - guidebook

Ukr. Рогатин, Yid. רעטין

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Ruzhany guidebook

Ruzhany guidebook

 Pol. Różana, Bel. Ружаны, Yid. ראָזשענוי

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Rymanów - guidebook

Rymanów - guidebook

Ukr. Риманів, Yid. רימאנאוו

Had we stayed in Europe, most probably I would have become a tailor.

Isidor Isaac Rabi

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Sejny - guidebook

Sejny - guidebook

Lith. Seinai, Rus. Сейны, Yid. סייני

 


It was blue here. Up there there were polychrome paintings. This is the balcony where my mother and younger brothers were standing.

Max Furmański

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Siemiatycze - guidebook

Siemiatycze - guidebook

Ukr. Сім'ятичі, Bel. Семятычы, Yid. סעמיאַטיטש

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Slonim guidebook

Slonim guidebook

Pol. Słonim, Bel. Слонім, Yid.סלאָנים

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Stolin guidebook

Stolin guidebook

Bel. Столін, Yid. סטולין

Stolin was a beautiful city and its scenery was rich and beautiful. Rivers, forests, trees and fields surrounded it. A city that was vibrant with a proud Jewish life.

Tova Klein–Rabinovitz, Thoughts and Memories, in: Sefer zikaron Stolin, Tel Aviv 1952, http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stolin/Stolin.html; trans. by Sara Mages.

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Szczebrzeszyn - guide book

Szczebrzeszyn - guide book

Yid. שעברעשין, Rus. Щебрешин

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The Shtetl Routes travel package

The Shtetl Routes travel package

The Shtetl Routes travel package includes:

-       The guidebook: Shtetl Routes. Travels Through the Forgotten Continent

-       A map of the Jewish heritage objects located in the borderland of Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine

-       A USB card with the Shtetl Routes app containing  a pdf version of the guidebook as well as 3D digital models of historical towns and synagogues from the borderland of Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine

-       A tote bag with the Ośrodek „Brama Grodzka – Teatr NN” logo

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Tykocin - guidebook

Tykocin - guidebook

Bel. Тыкоцин, Yid.טיקטין

Sometimes we had to paddle across the prayer room in boats to take the Torah scrolls out of the aron ha-kodesh. This is what happened during the previous flood in 1938.

Account by the Rabbis Arie Rawicz, Shulman Simcha, and Menachem Tamir (Turek), in: Sefer Tiktin (Hebr.: The Book of Tykocin), Tel Aviv 1959

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Volodymyr-Volynsky - guidebook

Volodymyr-Volynsky - guidebook

Ukr. Володимир-Волинський, Yid. לודמיר

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Volozhyn guidebook

Volozhyn guidebook

Pol. Wołożyn, Bel. Валожын, Yid.וואַלאָזשין

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Wielkie Oczy - guide book

Wielkie Oczy - guide book

Ukr. Велькі Очи, Rus. Вельке-Очи, Yid. ויילקה אוצ'י, צ'י

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Wojsławice - guidebook

Wojsławice - guidebook

Yid. װאָיסלאַװיץ, Rus. Войславице

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Włodawa - guidebook

Włodawa - guidebook

Bel. Уладава, Ukr. Влодава, Yid.וולאָדאַווע

Eyes keep looking, they want to capture everything, to resurrect everything;

everything as it used to be?

Haim Kliger (Kiryat Giora), At the graves of the fathers, in: Sefer zikaron Wlodawa, Tel Aviv 1974.

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