• Mobile exhibition “Learn to Remember”

  • Hag Rosh Ha-Shana sameakh!

  • The Museum will be closed for renovation

  • The «Stolperschwelle»

  • Visit to our museum on May 18 for FREE!

  • Congratulations on upcoming Easter for all Christians of Western Rite Orthodoxy and Eastern Rite Orthodoxy!

Hag Purim sameach!

Dear visitors of our website! We send you our best wishes on the occasion of the Jewish holiday Purim! Purim holds a special place among of all Jewish holidays, since it is a symbol of the victory of good against evil, triumph of justice as the greatest award for devotion to your people, best virtues, […]

Happy New Year!

Dear visitors of our website! Dear friends of the museum and dear colleagues, For those who live according to the Jewish calendar, the New Year is only on its initial stage. And those, who plan their lives according to the Christian tradition, are preparing to turn the last pages of 2017. For our museum this […]

Historic Cemeteries in Ruin

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, held annually on January 27 since it was designated by the United Nations in 2005, is typically marked with public events. But for many Jewish communities in Eastern Europe, the day is a painful reminder that historic Jewish cemeteries lie in states of ruin, ignored by local municipalities as well as […]

Hag Hanukkah samech!

Dear visitors of our website, Soon all of us will celebrate the great Jewish holiday – Hanukkah! It is the holiday of hope and expectation for a miracle to happen, like the one that happened in the Jerusalem Temple many centuries ago. Then Lord bestowed miraculous light on the Jews for their courage, persistence and […]

Learn to Remember

Dear visitors of our website, On 16 November the Chernivtsi Museum of the History and Culture of Bukovynian Jews presented its project with the working title “A Children’s Book with Comics and Photos about the Holocaust in Bukovyna” within the framework of the opening of the exhibition entitled “The Workshops of Memory”. This exhibition was […]

The star risen in Chernivtsi. In memory of Joseph Schmidt

16th of November is the 75th anniversary Joseph Schmidt’s death – a genius lyrical tenor from the Bukovynian village Davydeny (today Davydivka). His wonderful voice brought world fame not only to him but also to Chernivtsi. Portrait of Joseph Schmidt Chernivtsi is the very city where Joseph Schmidt’s career began in the boys’ choir of […]

Joe Lieberman and his wife visited our museum

Dear friends, Joe Lieberman and his wife visited our museum yesterday. Mr. Lieberman was a United States Senator from Connecticut and also was the Democratic nominee for Vice-President in 2000. So he was the first Jewish candidate on a major American political party presidential ticket. Mr. Lieberman was amazed by our museum and by Chernivtsi. […]

Cor Roos: «The Holocaust — an unforgotten page of the history of Ukraine»

Dear friends, the lecture «The Holocaust — an unforgotten page of the history of Ukraine» and the presentation of the book «Born to Suffer? The Catastrophe in Ukraine 1941-1945» took place on October 4th, in the Chernivtsi National University, at the faculty of history, political studies and international affairs. The lecture was given by the […]