Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence

Jews and Ukrainians A Millennium of Co Existence There is much that ordinary Ukrainians do not know about Jews and that ordinary Jews do not know about Ukrainians As a result those Jews and Ukrainians who may care about their respective ancestral h

  • Title: Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence
  • Author: Paul Robert Magocsi Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern
  • ISBN: 9780772751119
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Hardcover
  • There is much that ordinary Ukrainians do not know about Jews and that ordinary Jews do not know about Ukrainians As a result, those Jews and Ukrainians who may care about their respective ancestral heritages usually view each other through distorted stereotypes, misperceptions, and biases This book sheds new light on highly controversial moments of Ukrainian Jewish relaThere is much that ordinary Ukrainians do not know about Jews and that ordinary Jews do not know about Ukrainians As a result, those Jews and Ukrainians who may care about their respective ancestral heritages usually view each other through distorted stereotypes, misperceptions, and biases This book sheds new light on highly controversial moments of Ukrainian Jewish relations and argues that the historical experience in Ukraine not only divided ethnic Ukrainians and Jews but also brought them together.The story of Jews and Ukrainians is presented in an impartial manner through twelve thematic chapters Among the themes discussed are geography, history, economic life, traditional culture, religion, language and publications, literature and theater, architecture and art, music, the diaspora, and contemporary Ukraine The book s easy to read narrative is enhanced by 335 full color illustrations, 29 maps, and several text inserts that explain specific phenomena or address controversial issues Jews and Ukrainians provides a wealth of information for anyone interested in learning about the fascinating land of Ukraine and two of its most historically significant peoples.

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    1. This book was featured in the Nota Benes section of the May 2017 issue of World Literature Today Magazineliteraturetoday/

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