JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Bukovina, 1848 to 1914 #general


Jerome Silverbush <jsilverbus@...>
 

There is a new translation >from Golds "History of the Jews in Bukovina"
posted at the Yizkor Project site. The web address is:
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bukowinabook/buk006.html

This chapter of Gold deals with the years >from 1848 to 1914 in Bukovina.
Some of the subjects covered include the important Jewish contribution in
manufacturing, business and the trades and education, the fierce struggle
between different orthodox groups and the rise of the "enlightened" Jews,
and Jewish involvement in politics and the start of Zionism. The parts
played by dozens of Jews, mainly >from Chernivtsi who were prominent in
these areas is discussed.

Jerry Silverbush

Durham, NC

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