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The Jewish community of Suceava is one of the oldest Jewish communities in Bukovina. A unique cultural monument of Bukovinian Jewry has been preserved here - the first community cemetery served as the resting place for several generations of Jews from Suceava and the surrounding area from the 17th to the end of the 19th centuries.

The 13th Annual JGB expedition  worked at the one of the oldest Jewish cemetery in Bukovina.

Book release:  11/05/2023, 17:00 National Library of Israel

The monumental bibliography project undertaken by the Jewish Galicia and Bukovina Organization is available on our site now. This project unprecedented in its scope involves about 17,000 searchable annotated records of essays, books, pamphlets, and articles in some ten languages, which relate, in whole or in part, to the Jews of Galicia and Bukovina.

The new Jewish cemetery in Siret is an outstanding monument of Jewish art of the 19th century. The carved grave steles preserved on it are unparalleled in Eastern Europe both in terms of the richness of the images and ornaments presented and in terms of the artistic level of stone carving.

The old Jewish cemetery in Siret is the most ancient and significant monument of Jewish heritage in South Bukovina (Romania). Of particular value are the unique richly ornamented gravestones of the 18th and early 19th centuries, which are true works of stone-cutting art.

International Conference on distinguished Israeli Poet, translator, painter and Sculptor Manfred Winkler.

This year our organization turned to document the Jewish cemeteries in south Bukovina in Romania. The 12th annual expedition of JGB documented two Jewish cemeteries in Siret.

The Jewish Galicia and Bukovina Organization, in collaboration with the Leonid Nevzlin Research Center for Russian and East European Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, held an international conference addressing various aspects of the Galician historical experience and the cultural heritage of Galicia and Bukovina.

A new book by prof. Omer Bartov (Brown University).
Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2022