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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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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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

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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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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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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