When they left the House of Study, the whole town was already deep in slumber. [...] Buczacz lies on a mountain, and it seemed as though the stars were bound to her rooftops. Suddenly the moon came out and lit up all the town. The river Stripa, which had previously been covered by darkness, suddenly gleamed silver...
If we agree with the statement that the Carpathians are the fortress, then the route Ivano-Frankivsk-Rakhiv is the main gate to the fortress, its ceremonial entrance. And the most important word, which opens up another perspective: is Delatyn.
Fejga’s shop was the prominent one – the largest and the richest, where you could buy chocolate, sweetmeats, and Glauber’s salt. At Fejga’s you could hear the latest gossip from the vicinity of Haradzishcha.
Even in terms of its landscape, Kazimierz belonged to the world of Polish Jews. It resembled a page from a women’s prayer book, a prayer book with shining, silver corners or old gravure which anonymous Jewish masters from a bygone era engraved with great piety on the Polish land, wanting to present vividly what Poyln means [...].