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Tour Global Jewish Life: Romania

Thursdays October 19 - October 19
12:00pm Pacific Time | 3:00pm Eastern Time
Event Details
Discover Jewish treasures on a virtual tour through the history and heritage of the Jewish Romanian community before and after the Holocaust

Join tour guide Evgenia Kempinski on a spectacular virtual tour as we dive into the vibrant world of Jewish heritage and history in Romania. From ancient times to the 18th-century boom, we’ll unravel the captivating tale of how Jews wove their way into the heart of Romania’s culture. We’ll visit the lively capital of Bucharest, the stunning Great Synagogue of Constanta built in 1847, and even uncover the hidden stories of smaller towns where countless Jewish communities thrived before the Holocaust. Through photographs and personal stories, prepare to be inspired by the Jewish history and influence in Romania.

Instructor: Evgenia Kempinski

Evgenia Kempinski was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia. She has been an official St. Petersburg tour guide for over 15 years. Since May 2020, she has been providing Zoom tours and lectures dedicated to the Jewish history and culture in former Soviet countries, as well as Scandinavia and Europe. She made Aliyah and currently lives in Haifa, Israel. She is married and has one 8-year-old daughter.