the virtual Czernowitz/Bukowina tour through the Museum's collection
of both photographs and testimony of those who lived in this city
through the mid to late 1940s.
Where you see the
earphones icon, follow the link to hear the audio testimony.
Czernowitz/Bukowina family tour will evolve over time. For now,
click on any of the page titles below to begin your tour and return
back to this page to continue to the next "station."
you are in a "real" museum and you decide to take an audio tour of a
certain aspect of the Museum's collection. You put on the infrared
earphones the museum provides you, and you perhaps receive a paper
or brochure that explains to you where in the museum all the
material relative to an author or subject is (here it's the city of
Czernowitz and the Bukowina), and you follow the directions provided for the
tour and then proceed from room to room, from station to station.
are listed the rooms in which each exhibition is located. Where no
room is listed, the exhibition stands on its own, in its own "room."
So enjoy the tour!
01. Exhibition: "Czernowitz:
Town With a Jewish Past" (work-in-progress)
The First World War: "The
Jews in Bukowina (1914-1919) -World War and Russian Occupation"
Jewish Enlightenment: "On
the History of the Jews in Czernowitz"
Zionism in Europe: "History
of Hashomer Hatzair in Bukowina"
The Rabbis and their Prayer Houses: "Rabbi
Abraham Mark of Czernowitz"
The ERC Lecture Series: "Growing
Up in Czernowitz," by Julius Scherzer
The Jewish Orphanage: "The
Oeuvre de secours aux Enfants"
08. Yiddish Vinkl Bookstore: "Voices
of Czernowitz: Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger"
Shabbat and the Jewish Holidays: "My
Grandfather's Restaurant in Czernowitz"
Aliyot to Palestine, Returning to the Promised Land: "Anny
11. Jewish Hospitals: "The
Jewish Hospital in Czernowitz"
12. Tales from the
Kosher Kitchen: "The
'Splendid' Restaurant of Czernowitz"
13. History of the
Yiddish Language: "The
Academic Association, 'Jewish Culture' in Czernowitz"
14. Zionism in
Betarim of Czernowitz"
15. Rites of
Passage/The Bar Mitzvah: "The
Soviets Come to Czernowitz"
16. The Jewish Press
in Europe: "The
17. The Jewish Press
in Europe: "The
Jews Press in Bukovina"
18. Labor Unions and Revolutionary Movements: "The
History of the Jewish Worker Movement Bund in Bukovina"
19. Shabbat and the
Jewish Holidays: "Purim
20. Shabbat and the
Jewish Holidays: "Childhood
Memories of Pesach"
21. Shabbat and the
Jewish Holidays: "A
22. Shabbat and the
Jewish Holidays: "Sukkot:
A Special Holiday"
23. Czernowitz: Town
With a Jewish Past: "Before
Memories Fade: Selma and her Friends"
24. Between the
Wars/Jewish Life in Europe in the 1930s: "My
Teenage Years in Czernowitz"
"Cultural Evenings in Czernowitz"