Nash Holos Vancouver 2018-0127

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In this edition: Knyzhka Corner Book Review: Red Notice by Bill Browder • Ukrainian Language Podcast: Counting in Ukrainian • Ukrainian Proverb of the Week • Other Items of Interest • Great Ukrainian music! Join me – Pawlina – for Nash Holos Vancouver every Saturday at 6pm PST on AM1320 CHMB Vancouver.

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Nash Holos Nanaimo 2018-0124 Hour 1

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In this edition: Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Space of Synagogues memorial in Lviv • Knyzhka Corner Book Review: Yaroslaw’s Treasure and Yaroslaw’s Revenge by Vancouver author Mirko Petriw • Ukrainian Proverb of the Week • Other Items of Interest • Great Ukrainian Music! This hour in English. Your host: Pawlina. Nash Holos Ukrainian Roots Radio airs live […]

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Nash Holos Vancouver 2018-0120

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Cultural Corner: The Three Feasts of Christmas • Celebrating the Feast of Jordan in Ukraine today • BBC World Service Exclusive documentary : Ukraine’s Frontline Bakery • Ukrainian Proverb of the Week • Local community events • Other Items of Interest • Great Ukrainian music! Join me – Pawlina – for Nash Holos Vancouver every Saturday […]

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Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Compelling book describes heartbreaking difficulties of mass migration of Eastern European Jews

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–Written and narrated by Peter Bejger. Who closes the door? And who can open it? Who escapes? And who doesn’t? A compelling book entitled The Great Departure: Mass Migration From Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World by Tara Zahra answers some of these questions. Tara Zahra is a professor of modern European […]

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Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Historian discusses how museums can tackle difficult issues of history

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–Written and narrated by Peter Bejger. History, trauma, and the museum space. Museums can offer many faces to the world. From dusty collections of artefacts to dramatic arenas outlining—or avoiding—compelling national or cultural narratives. A recent lecture sponsored by the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe in Lviv looked at the role museums […]

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Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Odessa Review reflects on Ukrainian-Jewish relations past and present

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    –Written and narrated by Peter Bejger. Perhaps some listeners fall into the same serendipitous mood I do when reading a book, or any collection of texts. Perhaps you start from the end. Or the middle. After all, every story has a beginning, middle, and end. But it doesn’t have to be told in […]

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Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Poetry festival celebrates the historical memory and literary legacy of Chernivtsi, Ukraine

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    Poetry in a time of war. Such is the headline by the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, or FAZ, in its recent reporting on the dynamic annual poetry festival Meridian Czernowitz, held earlier in September in the western Ukrainian city of Chernivtsi. Why war? Because the newspaper picked up the subtle influences of […]

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Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Exploring the legacy of the Holocaust in Ukraine

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– Written and narrated by Peter Bejger. Guilt, justice, and family ties. These dramatic themes are recalled today due to the recent publication of the Ukrainian-language edition of East-West Street by Phillip Sands, a book presented by the author at this year’s Lviv Book Forum. The Ukrainian publication of the critically acclaimed book by Sands […]

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Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Marla Raucher Osborn on her Rohatyn restoration project. Part 2

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In the last episode of Ukrainian Jewish Heritage, we spoke with Marla Raucher Osborn, who discovered her Jewish roots a few years ago in the western Ukrainian city of Rohatyn. Shortly thereafter, she and her husband left their home in California and relocated to Lviv, in western Ukraine, where they now run an NGO called […]

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Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Marla Raucher Osborn talks about her Rohatyn restoration project. Part 1

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    A few years ago, Marla Raucher Osborn discovered her Jewish roots in the western Ukrainian city of Rohatyn. She and her husband have since left their home in California and relocated to Lviv, in western Ukraine, where they run an NGO called Rohatyn Jewish Heritage. This NGO, or non-government organization, is dedicated to […]

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