Odessa celebrates Bob Dylan’s Jewish roots

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.

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Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern speaks in Chicago on Jews’ and Ukrainians’ co-existence

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.

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The International Interdisciplinary Certificate Program for Hebrew and Biblical Studies

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.

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