Les Kurbas (1887-1937)

Born in Sambir (Lviv oblast). Outstanding organizer and director of Ukrainian avant-garde theater, filmmaker, actor, and teacher. He developed his own expressionist style of intellectual theater to challenge traditional Ukrainian ethnographic and realist psychological theater repertoires….

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“Besides its presence in biblical texts, classical Hebrew appears on stelae, plaques, and even on cave walls”— Dmytro Tsolin

Our guest on the show is Dmytro Tsolin, Doctor of Philology, professor, director of the Center for Jewish Studies at the National University of Ostroh, associate professor at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, and the author…

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“When you write about Galicia, you cannot ignore its multiculturalism”—Vasyl Makhno about his novel ‘Eternal Calendar’

[Editor’s note: “Our stories are incomplete without each other” is the slogan of Ukrainian Jewish Encounter, which, with the support of the Lviv, Ukraine-based “Publisher’s Forum” is sponsor of “Encounter: The Ukrainian-Jewish Literary Prize” ™.]…

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