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A New Project of the Museum

Since November 1, 2021 the Chernivtsi Museum of the History and Culture of Bukovinian Jews has started implementation of an ambitious project having an educational aim.  This event was preceded by having signed an agreement with the German Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility, and Future (EVZ)” on the allocation of a grant to the museum. The museum […]

Hag Hanukkah sameakh!

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen! Dear Friends of our Museum! Best wishes for the great Jewish holiday – Hanukkah! It is the wonderful Festival of Lights when people’s belief in miracles gets stronger than ever. Let the holiday spirit fill your souls with light and warmth, your hearts – with joy and happiness and may it […]

Best wishes on the Rosh-ha-Shana!

Dear friends of our museum! Best wishes on the great Jewish holiday – Rosh-ha-Shana! Listening to shofar sounds we realize that one more Jewish year has passed. The sage Jewish tradition gives everyone a chance to stop, have a look back, analyze what has been done and get back on the right way. On these […]

Ukraine stand with Yuriy Dmitriev!

On July 22 the most shameful political trial in recent years will be completed in Russia. The court will decide the fate of a historian Yuriy Dmitriev in the fabricated case. The Memorial has recognized the 64-year-old historian as a political prisoner. He faces up to 20 years in prison. Yuriy Dmitriev is being persecuted […]

Bernard Raeder

In a one-story house on the 31, Ruska st. lived the famous American artist, sculptor, graphic artist and architect Bernard Raeder (1897-1963). «I owe everything I am to Chernivtsi», – in this way he proudly spoke about himself and creativity. Bernard Raeder was born in our city in the family of a hotel owner and […]

Translator and literary scholar Petro Rykhlo

“Somewhat you enjoy when you struggle with a piece – it lasts for long, and at times you lose heart (“it’s impossible to translate”), and at times you don’t understand it. But when you find the solution – in translation or interpretation – it fills you with a high sense: “I have made it!” It […]

Jewish writer Joseph Burg

In a two-story townhouse on the 13, Sheptytskoho st., built in the second half of the XIX century in the style of historicism, from 1990 until his death at the age of 98 years lived the happiest years the famous Jewish writer Joseph Burg (1912-2009). In the apt words of Professor Peter Ryhlo, “the last […]

Czernowitz Jewish Cemetery Restoration Organization website

Dear CJCRO members and friends, We are proud to announce today the inauguration of the Czernowitz Jewish Cemetery Restoration Organization website. The result of the long term work of a few dedicated members  this website will enable us to make our cause better known to a larger number of people and institutions . We hope […]

1000 likes of our page

Dear friends, this week we got 1000 likes of our page. While it might seem not that big number for someone, it is very precious and meaningful for our small museum! We cherish every museum’s visitor! Thank you for being with us! Be healthy! Hope to see you in the museum one day))) Facebook

Hag Pesach sameach!

Dear visitors of our website! We congratulate you on upcoming Pesach! Liberation and renewal are the main themes of this holiday, they are the main achievements, which the Jewish people received with sufferings more than 3000 years ago, going on a difficult path from an Egyptian slavery to the Promised Land. Back then the spirit […]

“Forgotten Holocaust – a journey to Transnistria”

Dear friends! The official trailer of a documentary “Forgotten Holocaust – a journey to Transnistria” (film director: Resa Asarschahab, Idea: Markus Winkler und Kristina Forbat) has been aired. The film was shot in the autumn of 2019 in the framework of a Ukrainian-German educational project. The project was initiated by the Institute for the German […]

Оur museum is closed for visiting until April 3, 2020.

Dear friends! Due to intensified safety measures, introduced in Chernivtsi aiming at prevention of the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), our museum is closed for visiting until April 3, 2020. We hope we will be able to use this time to prepare something new and interesting to offer to our visitors in the future. Thank you […]