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Return to the origins!

According to the World Jewish Congress, Europe’s third largest Jewish community and the fifth largest in the world is in Ukraine. Thats why we are taking travelers to Ukraine on a journey to discover the significant role the Jewish people played in the cultural life of Ukraine

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Trip Details

13 days/12 nights | Lviv to Kyiv

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Proposed Itinerary

Day
1-3
Welcome to Lviv! Take a look at the most famous Jewish cultural monuments that are gathered in the city. Take a day trip to the city of Drohobych - the birthplace of the famous Jewish writer Bruno Schulz.
Day
4-6
Discover rich Jewish culture in Kosiv and Vyzhnytsia. Being in Chernivtsi, we will plunge into the history of the Jewish communities who lived in this area and look at the cultural attractions associated with them.
Day
7-8
We arrive at the center of Jewish Zionism - Odessa. Many well known representatives of Jewish culture and literature lived here. We will walk around famous jewish quarter Moldavanka. See rich architecture of this stunning city. Its rich history will not leave anyone indifferent.
Day
9-13
Stop in Uman - where the Hasidim from all over the world gathered every year to celebrate the Rosh Hashanah. Many people believe that visiting this place brings good luck and prosperity! Arriving in Kyiv visit: Babi Yar, Podol Synagogue and International Solomon University and other cultural attractions associated with Jewish history. Take a day trip to Berdychiv - it used to be the largest Jewish city in Ukraine.This place is definitely worth a visit.
map - Return to the origins!

Highlights

See Jewish district in Lviv. Have a look on Bruno Schulz house in Drohobych. Being in Chernivtsi visit the Jewish cemetery and Sadagora - place where the famous Hasidic rabbi Israel Friedman's lived. Walk around well known Jewish district Moldavanka. Visit the houses where famous Jewish writers Zhabotynsky and Bialik's lived
Going further stop in Uman - symbolic place for Hasidic culture. Take a trip to Babin Yar and major Jewish sightseeings : Podol Synagogue, Jewish Community Center, International Solomon University, houses where Sholom Aleikhem and Golda Meir lived.

Dates of the tour - July 2 - 14, 2018

Other dates available upon request !

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