General information

Historical and arhival programs

Educational and community programs

Artistic-publicist almanac «YEHUPETS»
Conferences and seminars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jewish Studies Institute is a public organization that was created in order to study and popularize the past and the present of the Jewish community of Ukraine . The Institute specializes in research in the field of Jewish history and culture of Ukraine and coordination of activities of researchers in this field.

The Institute was created after the tragic decades of Bolshevik repressions, Nazi genocide of the Jewish people, and bans on Jewish studies. In the late 1980s – early 1990s, when processes of national revival began, there was no expert in Jewish Studies in Ukraine who could help resume this research. We started practically from scratch, inspired by the striving to know and understand our past and present for the sake of a dignified life and future of our children.

The Institute tackles about 30 projects and programs. Among them are a number of research projects, a large-scale historical-archival program, the study of oral history, integral projects, such as creation of the “Jewish Life in Ukraine” Encyclopedia, conceptual topical exhibitions, etc.

Within the framework of the program for the preservation of the Jewish cultural heritage, the we created and constantly replenish the archive of the Institute, storing unique personal and public documents, personal archives of writers, artists, and figures of Jewish culture of Ukraine, photographs, works of arts, books, and many other materials that have been collected and preserved by the staff of the Institute.

The Institute is also involved in a lot of publishing projects . We have published more than 50 books on the history and culture of the Jews in the territory of Ukraine and abroad . Some regular publications of the Institute are the Literary-Publicist Almanac “Yehupets”, the “Jews of Euro-Asia” Journal, the Yearbook of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, and Jewish art calendars.

The Institute also carries out sociological research and research in political-science, organizes artistic exhibitions, seminars, lectures, the annual Festival of Jewish Cinematography, etc.

An important part of the Institute's work is its annual international conference on “Jewish History and Culture in Countries of Central and Eastern Europe”. Researchers of Jewish Studies from various cities of Ukraine, from Russia, Israel, United States, Poland, and other countries take part in the conference. A collection of the materials of the conference is published annually.

The Jewish Studies Institute acts in cooperation with many organizations and foundations both in and outside Ukraine. It is open to cooperation with all those individuals and organizations that are interested in it.

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Contact us:

Address of the Institute:
8/5, Voloshska Street, Kiev, 03049, Ukraine


Tel/fax: 38(044) 4635789,

E-mail: judaica@svitonline.com

 

 
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