the presentation of the book “Life as the search for Paradise. The emigration of the Jews from Chernivtsi region (1944-1991)” took place yesterday at our museum.
A lot of well-known scholars in the fields of science and culture, representatives of the Jewish community and interested citizens attended the presentation. The presentation was held in the atmosphere of intellectual and emotional fullness. The author Iryna Yavorska shared the peculiarities of her research work for the book. Besides, she emphasized on the most important aspects of the three waves of emigration of the Jews from Chernivtsi region during the Soviet period.
Ph.D. in History P. Brytsky and T. Marusyk shared their impressions of the book, furthermore the guests had the opportunity to hear personal stories about the emigration of the relatives and friends from famous citizens of Chernivtsi.