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The old Jewish cemetery in Siret is the most ancient and significant monument of Jewish heritage in South Bukovina (Romania). Of particular value are the unique richly ornamented gravestones of the 18th and early 19th centuries, which are true works of stone-cutting art.

International Conference on distinguished Israeli Poet, translator, painter and Sculptor Manfred Winkler.

This year our organization turned to document the Jewish cemeteries in south Bukovina in Romania. The 12th annual expedition of JGB documented two Jewish cemeteries in Siret.

The Jewish Galicia and Bukovina Organization, in collaboration with the Leonid Nevzlin Research Center for Russian and East European Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, held an international conference addressing various aspects of the Galician historical experience and the cultural heritage of Galicia and Bukovina.

A new book by prof. Omer Bartov (Brown University).
Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2022

A new volume of articles on the Jewish Enlightenment movement in Galicia

Edited by: Nathan Shifriss, Shmuel Finer, Chanan Gafni. Magnes Press, Jerusalem, 2022

Rare historic photographs of the demolished Old Jewish cemetery in Lviv: pictures gallery and documented tombstones

The JGB Organization is launching a new comprehensive project: research and documentation of Jewish cemeteries in Romanian Bukovina.