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

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

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A Jewish town Ostroh

A Jewish town Ostroh

John Thomas James, Journal of a tour in Germany, Sweden, Russia, Poland in 1813-14. Vol. 2, London 1819, pp. 377-378.

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Jewish fables and tales

Jewish fables and tales

In Yiddish there is a word majse, describing both a fairy tale, and a tale, a story. The same word in Hebrew (pronounced differently – maase) has a broader meaning and derives from verb asa – to act, to make, to create. This verb is used to describe the creation of the world by God. Therefore Hebrew word maase also means an event, a creation.

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Mayn shtetele Berezne

Mayn shtetele Berezne

Gathered, written, edited and published by: Dr. G. Bigl with the assistance of Berezne Landsmanshaft Committee in Israel. Published thanks to the support of Berezne Landsmanshaft in Detroit, Canada, and Argentina. Tel Aviv 1954. Translated by Wojciech Szwedowski.

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My "Days" in Slonim

My "Days" in Slonim

J. Kugelmass, J. Boyarin, „From a ruined garden: The Memorial Books of Polish Jewry”, Bloomington 1998: "My "Days" in Slonim".

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What is a Pinkes?

What is a Pinkes?

J. Kugelmass, J. Boyarin, „From a ruined garden: The Memorial Books of Polish Jewry”, Bloomington  1998: "What is a Pinkes?"

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