Synagogues in Kyiv in the social and cultural space of the Jewish community: history and present status

Саган, Галина Василівна and Саган, Олександр Назарович (2020) Synagogues in Kyiv in the social and cultural space of the Jewish community: history and present status Колективна (три і більше авторів). Człowiek, etnos, naród w historii świata: Monografia zbiorowa. Międzynarodowe konsorcium naukowo-edukacyjne im. Luciena Febvra, Варшава-Париж.

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. The article is devoted to the brief history of the development of the Jewish community in Kyiv and the preconditions and specificities of the construction of local synagogues. In particular, the reasons for the construction of most of the famous synagogues in the second half of the 19th – early 20th century have been determined. The fate of Jewish religious buildings during the years of Soviet power is shown. In particular, manipulation and violation by Soviet officials of their own legislation is described. Attention is drawn to the peculiarities of the development of Jewish communities from the proclamation of Ukraine’s independence. First of all, this concerns the transfer and restoration of historical synagogues (the Brodsky Synagogue, the Galitska Synagogue), work on transfer of the Merchants’ Synagogue. Along with this, the formation of new traditions and new synagogues had been shown: the synagogue of the “Hatikvah” community and the synagogue of immigrants from Donbass headed by Rabbi Pinchas Vyshedski. The special attention has been given to the contemporary activity of synagogues in Kyiv, which have become not only religious, but also national and educational centers; which support (organizationally and financially) a large number of educational, medical, social programs for different age groups of believers. The role of current Chief Rabbis of synagogues in Kyiv, some of whom are also Chief Rabbis of Ukraine, in these processes has been emphasized.

Item Type: Monograph (Колективна (три і більше авторів))
Uncontrolled Keywords: I.Barshipolsky’s synagogue; Rozenberg Synagogue; Brodsky Synagogue; Merchants’ Synagogue; Galitska Synagogue; Hatikvah Synagogue; Vyshedski Synagogue
Subjects: Це архівна тематика Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Монографії > Видані за кордоном (окрім країн СНД)
Divisions: Це архівні підрозділи Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Факультет суспільно-гуманітарних наук > Кафедра всесвітньої історії
Depositing User: Галина Васильевна Саган
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2020 06:44
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2020 06:44

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