• The memorial sign “Stolperschwelle” had to be canceled

  • First Stolperschwelle in Chernivtsi soon to be installed

  • Generous present

  • The Independence Day of Israel

  • Yom ha-Zikaron

  • Congratulations with Easter

Best wishes on the Jewish holiday Rosh-ha-Shana!

Dear friends and visitors! Best wishes on the Jewish holiday Rosh-ha-Shana! Time’s passing and again one Jewish year has gone. The turn of the year gives everyone a chance to stop and muse about what was and what will be. On this great Jewish holiday we sincerely wish you all the best and a healthy […]

The Wall Paintings in Bukovinian Synagogues

First admiring glance at a new book on wall paintings in Bukovinian synagogues, with the Director of the Chernivtsi Museum of History & Culture of Bukovinian Jews, Mykola Kushnir.   Marla Raucher Osborn’s Facebook  

Chassidic Sadhora — Restoration Works & Jewish Cemetery

Marla Raucher Osborn, Jay Osborn, Christian Herrmann A significant and historically important seat of the 19th-20th century Chassidic movement, Sadhora (Polish: Sadagóra; Romanian: Sadagura; Yiddish: סאדיגורא Sadigora) located 6 km outside Chernivtsi city was 90% Jewish before WW2. For the last several years, the rabbinical palace has been undergoing extensive renovation, in fits and starts. […]

The Jewish Community of Chernivtsi Oblast has a new chairman

After the sudden passing of the well respected chairman of the Jewish Community Leonid Fuks on the 06. of April this year, reelections were scheduled for the 10. of Mai. At this day 100 members of the 400 to 500 members of the Jewish Community of the Oblast Chernivtsi, came to the house of culture, […]

Pesach sameah!

Dear friends, We send you our best wishes on the occasion of the holiday – Pesach! Pesach is believed to symbolize the Jewish people’s liberation from Egyptian slavery and salvation given by G-d. However, this holiday has much broader meaning. Since only a community united as a nation, only a people who managed to defeat […]

Purim sameakh!

Dear visitors of our website! Dear friends and colleagues! We sincerely congratulate you on the bright, boisterous, joyous holiday – Purim!    Through ages we keep the memory about the events, described in the Megillat Esther, as evidence that faithfulness and devotion to your nation can overcome   deceitfulness, hatred and intrigues. May this wonderful holiday […]

Hanukkah sameah!

Dear visitors of our website! Dear friends and colleagues! We sincerely congratulate you and your family on the great Jewish holiday – Hanukkah! Looking back at the historical events which laid the foundation for this celebration, we may notice their symbolical meaning of heroism and invincibility of the spirit of the Jewish people. They also […]

On October 11, 1941 the ghetto was created here.

Dear friends, with this post we would like to commemorate the memory of all people who had to suffer because of a terrible event that happened in Chernivtsi in October 74 years ago. On October 11, 1941 the ghetto was created here. The Jewish people had only one day (from 9.30 a.m. till 6 p.m.) […]