The set has attracted attention in Ukrainian because of the attempt to recreate an institution that had existed for centuries in Eastern Europe. Only remnants of shtetls can be seen now.
The book's protagonist, Fanny Keismann, a ritual slaughterer-turned-housewife to cheesemaker, sets out to track down a missing relative.
Gross, who will receive a $1,000 cash prize, told Alma that the insulated lives of the people of Kreskol were in part drawn from the enclosed non-Lubavitch Hasidic communities he’s encountered.
Inspired by Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye and His Daughters, the story relates a gripping tale of life in a small Russian shtetl in the early 1900s.
Grigory Kanovich’s latest novel tells of the dramatic and heartbreaking fate of a Lithuanian town called Mishkine.
The Golem’ brings a legend back to life. THE GOLEM With Hani Furstenberg and Ishai Golan. 95 minutes. Hebrew title: Hagolem. 95 minutes. In English.
Lithuanian president: The museum will bring back the names and faces of many families, friends and neighbors
La mystique petite ville de Galilée à l’heure du klezmer