Conversations about books constitute the essence of the liberal arts. And it is a book that brings us together at this panel here in Rivne, Ukraine. The book in question, “Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence,” is long-awaited and in real demand. It is unique, since it provides answers to some of the crucial questions facing all of us who work in the humanities in the 21st century.
The 11th Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies took place in Krakow on July 15–19, 2018. Among the participants of the Congress were 22 Ukrainian scholars (15 are the members of the Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies), who represented seven institutions from Ukraine (Kyiv, Lviv, and Kharkiv) and three universities from abroad. Due to the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter’s support, three “Ukrainian” panels were organized for this Congress.
Source: Hromadske International In much of the global Jewish community, Ukraine is often stereotyped as a country of pogromists and anti-Semites. To some Ukrainians, Jews were responsible for communism. But the Odessa Review, a Ukrainian,…
Some 950 people are expected to gather over this weekend for Limmud FSU Ukraine, the biggest event geared towards the Jewish community in the country. The event will take place in Odessa, one of the most important cities of Jewish and Zionist movement’s history in the former Soviet Union. Today there are about 400,000 Jews living in Ukraine, with more than 45,000 in Odessa.
Ukrainian commemorative performance “Witness,” dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy, has received the Bronze Cannes Lion at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. This is the first Cannes Lion award…
While driving through the Ukrainian countryside in 1932, Rhea Clyman, a Jewish-Canadian journalist, stopped in a village to ask where she could buy some milk and eggs. The villagers couldn’t understand her, but someone went off and came back with a crippled
14-year-old boy, who slowly made his way to her.
Pupils have met a Holocaust survivor – saved with help from the Church – at the Polish embassy to mark the launch of a new charity. Lili Pohlmann, who was born in Krakow but moved to Ukraine to escape the Nazis, was saved by a German woman, Irmgard Wiet, and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.
Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern galvanized the audience at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago on February 12 with an engaging presentation on “Jews and Ukrainians, a Millennium of Co-Existence,” a book he recently co-authored with Paul Robert Magocsi, which is distributed by the University of Toronto Press.
The Center of Jewish Studies at the National University of Ostroh Academy (hereafter, NUOA) offers an Interdisciplinary Certificate Academic Program for Hebrew and Biblical Studies (hereafter, the Program). The goal of the Program is teaching of Hebrew and various philological disciplines related to the study of the Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism.