Where is in Odessa its Jewish part begins? Everywhere, in every courtyard, in a dialogue at the market and in the smells wafting from the open windows of Odessa kitchens...
It begins, continues and does not stop. The total Jewish Odessa Symphony is far from being last. It is no coincidence! After the first years of city excistens about thirty percent of its population occurred to be a representatives of wise prosperous and active nations. So the Jewish Odessa is:
- a little bit culinary Odessa (Long ago it was said we are, what we eat. We in Odessa eat mostly stuffed fish cutlets of sprat and mix salad of eggplant. All these and many other goodies once came from the Jewish cuisine, so each local if not in the soul then, at least in his stomach is a little Jew)
- literary Odessa (here lived and worked Babel, Zhabotinskiy «grandfather of Jewish literature» SholomAleyhem
- Musical Odessa with world famous musicians David Oystrah and Emil Gilels
- Criminal Odessa. Did you know that Odessa Moldavian quarters were inhabited mostly by Jews, and a lot of stories and legends associated with the name Sophia Blyuvshteyn lady thief of Jewish origin
We will tell you about the amazing and diverse Jewish life in Odessa, its contribution to the world culture and its connection with the founder of Israel
The tour takes place on a comfortable bus.