LVIV AND BRODY. THE JEWS OF GALICIA, WESTERN UKRAINE
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.