Useful Resources

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For a vast amount of useful and interesting resources on the Ukraine, look no further than the YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe.

Follow the link below for a selection of interactive contemporary and historical maps of Ukraine and Eastern Europe and much more.

Each map includes a number of features and links to articles on locations and geography important to Jewish history in the region.

A map of Central Kiev from the YIVO Encyclopedia.

A map of Central Kiev from the YIVO Encyclopedia.

http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/maps.aspx?query=ukraine

Two weeks until the Future Perspectives conference

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With just under two weeks left before the Future Perspectives conference on the 30th June, this is an ideal moment to share an article from the YIVO blog which asksĀ David Fishman, professor of Jewish History at The Jewish Theological Seminary, for a Jewish perspective on the post-revolutionary situation in the country and the Russian annexation of Crimea.

http://www.yivo.org/blog/index.php/2014/04/18/what-now-jews-and-the-ukrainian-revolution-2014-interview-with-david-fishman/

Professor David E. Fishman (photo source: JTS)

Professor David E. Fishman (photo source: JTS)

YIVO – Yidisher visnshaftlekher institute (Jewish Scientific Institute) – is a research institute that gathers, studies and presents to the public archival information on Eastern European history and culture.

If you haven’t already signed up for the Future Perspectives conference, just follow this link to our evertbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jews-and-the-ukrainian-revolution-future-perspectives-tickets-11916435379