From the 2nd century AD through the flourishing Jewish community in the 18th-19th centuies to the dramatic events of the last era, join me on a virtual tour through the heart of Romania, focusing on its capital, Bucharest and several other smaller but no less important Jewish cities.
Explore the Fascinating History of the Gunzburg Family renowned for their wealth, influence, and Jewish philanthropy, earned the moniker "Russian Rothschilds" due to their remarkable achievements and contributions to the Jewish Community of all Russian Empire!
Lviv - the city with classical Jewish neighborhood and 100 Synagogues. Brody – small and unknown town in the middle of Western Ukraine today. In the past – one of the most important Jewish centers in Europe.
Crimea – a peninsula on the Northern shore of Black Sea. Here in Crimea different Jewish Communities have been living for a very long time: traditional Ashkenazi Jews and Karaites. We are going to visit Crimea and learn the history of both - traditional Jews and Karaites.
This talk helps us create an image of a Shtetl - its life, structure, people, traditions and more. We will try to understand the uniqueness of the Shtetl in our history and its influence on our Jewish identity.
Today Sweden is a home to some 20.000 Jews. It makes Swedish Jewish Community one of the largest in Europe. I invite you to visit three cities - breathtaking Stockholm, impressive Goteborg and beautiful Malmo.
The best of Moscow Kremlin including the Great Kremlin Palace and its beautiful halls where presidents of Russia held official receptions as well the Terem Palace, the medieval residence of the Russian Tsars.