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Bruno Schulz and the lost Jewish world

By the places of jewish memory on Boykivschina

Drohobicz - Sambir - Staryi Sambir

During this tour we will touch to the culture of completely vanished Galician jewish world. The first place of our stop is ancient city, which had a huge civilization. Galician city Drohobicz - is the city, which presented a lot of famous people. Drohobicz had their own jewish community and one of the famous representative was writer and artist Bruno Schulz. In Drohobicz we will see the grave of Schulz, two sunagogues, one is Choral - were the biggest in Galicia. We will visit places to which Bryno Schulz belonged. In the Bronitsk forest, not far from Drohobicz there is a memorial in which were buried thousand jews from Drohobicz, whom were killed during the World War the First, with their death this unique civilization and world just vanished.

Another such memorial is located between Side and Ralivka villages. Here were killed almost 10 thousand jews from the Sambir region. Now in ancient Sambir are two sunagogues and some graves of jews. In Old Sambir is one of the most interesting kirkut. Here at the beginning of 21st century were restore 900 matsev. Staryi (Old) Sambir be famous their Jews community, which were almost 90% till World War II from all citizens of the city.

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