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A Guide to Jewish Bulgaria

Dimana Trankova

A Guide to Jewish Bulgaria

by Dimana Trankova

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Published by Vagabond Media in [Sofia] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Jews,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDimana Trankova, Anthony Georgieff
    ContributionsGeorgiev, Antonin, 1963-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS135.B8 T736 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25089285M
    ISBN 109549230635
    ISBN 109789549230635
    LC Control Number2011460882
    OCLC/WorldCa739836239

    In A Field Guide to the Jewish People the authors dissect every holiday, rite of passage, and tradition, unravel a long and complicated history, and tackle the tough questions that have been plaguing the long-suffering Jewish people everywhere for centuries. The classic guide to the ageless heritage of Judaism Embraced over many decades by hundreds of thousands of readers, To Be a Jew offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to traditional Jewish laws and customs as they apply to daily life in the contemporary world. In simple and powerful language, Rabbi Hayim Halevy Donin presents the fundamentals of Judaism, including t/5(18).

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A Guide to Jewish Bulgaria by Dimana Trankova Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first ever English-language guide to Jewish heritage in Bulgaria. Designed as a "journey through both time and territory." Contains introductory chapters on early Jewish history in the Balkans, life in the Ottoman Empire (), Jewish going-ons in independent Bulgaria (), Jewish decline under Communism (), and Jewish life post/5(1).

A Guide, Jewish Bulgaria, Trankova, Georgieff. This book is for anyone with an interest in Jewish history in Eastern Europe and the Balkans. It is designet to be a journey through both territory and time, illuminating the backgrounds while guiding the reader through the topography.

Many of the monuments described are hard to find and in. Journalist, author, and travel expert Ruth Ellen Gruber presents a new edition of her acclaimed guide to Jewish heritage sites in Eastern Europe.

Widely acknowledged as the best and most comprehensive book of its kind, this is the only Jewish travel guidebook that takes visitors to hundreds of fascinating sites in small villages and remote Cited by: 8.

An Ashkenazi prayer book was printed in Saloniki by the rabbi of Sofia in the middle of the 16th century. Beginning inSephardic exiles from Spain migrated to Bulgaria via Salonika, Macedonia, Italy, Ragusa, and Bosnia.

They settled in pre-existing Jewish population-centres, which were also the major trade centres of Ottoman-ruled ia: 1, ( census) – 6, Bulgarian citizens.

Bulgaria. Jewish tours to Bulgaria. Bulgaria is an unspoiled pearl in the Balkan mountains of Eastern Europe. Blessed with a lush countryside, mineral springs, and the world’s most exquisite roses (used in the best perfumes), it is also a major site for the Jewish traveler for a unique and wonderful reason.

COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL A Guide to Jewish Bulgaria fills an important and all-too-frequently neglected niche in Bulgarian history.

Elizabeth Kostova, North Carolina, USA In a country that has been populated by Jews for many centuries and that prides itself on having saved its Jews from the Holocaust, there is surprisingly little Jewish heritage.

A guide to JEWISH BULGARIA. This book is for anyone an interest in Jewish history in Eastern Europe and the Balkans. It is designed to be a journey through both territory and time, illuminating the backgrounds while guilding the reader through the topography. Many of the monuments described are hard to find and in verious stages of.

The Jewish population of Bulgaria stands at approximately 5, but Jewish life is practically in a state of standstill if not of stagnation, although the Society for the Culture and Education of the Jews of Bulgaria, headed by Professor Salvator Israel still maintains a nominal existence, and a bi-weekly bulletin, Yevreski Vesti, still.

Itinerary - Jewish Heritage in Bulgaria 9 days 9-day /8-night cultural tour. Day 1: Sofia. Our guide and driver will meet you at Sofia airport and assists for a transfer to your downtown hotel. Check in, followed by short familiarization tour of hotel’s vicinity, showing places of interest – banks, post office, restaurants and shops.

Bulgaria and northern Greece’s Jewish histories are an important part of this Sephardic cultural context. In Sofia, we will meet with leading members of the Jewish community, visit its magnificent synagogue, enjoy daylong outings to Plovdiv and the Rila Monastery, and tour other sites of interest, including Bulgaria’s National Historical.

According to the estimates of Hebrew University demographer Sergio DellaPergola’s “World Jewish Population, ,” Bulgaria is home to between 2, and 6, Jews. Nearly entirely Sepharadic and elderly, the Bulgarian Jewish community has steadily grown in recent years with a focused effort on restoring communal Jewish knowledge.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Jews -- Bulgaria -- History. Bulgaria -- Guidebooks. Jews -- Travel -- Bulgaria -- Guidebooks. View all subjects; More like this: User lists; Similar Items. A travel guide to Jewish Europe User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Frank, an extensive world traveler and authority on European Jewish travel, combines the elements of two genres, history and travel, into one neat package. JEWISH TRAVEL BOOKS purchase them here and help support GENERAL TRAVEL BOOKS Jewish Travel Guide Jewish Travel Guide International Edition.

United States Jewish Travel Guide United States Jewish Travel Guide [Paperback] by Oscar Israelowitz. National Geographic Jewish Heritage Travel: A Guide to Eastern Europe. The order was delayed, the war ended, Bulgarian Jews were saved. (Yes, history books will tell us that more t Jews died in the camps; they were Jews from territories Hitler had given to Bulgaria, his ally.

So there is a tragic story here, too.) And even so, after the war, all but 5, of Bulgaria’s 50, Jews made aliyah. But 70 years ago, one nation protested: Bulgaria, the only Eastern European country that kept much of its Jewish population from the gas chambers and crematoria.

Backpacking Bulgaria Suggested Budgets. If you’re backpacking Bulgaria, expect to spend about 70 BGN ($40 USD) per day. This is assuming you’re staying in a hostel, eating local food, cooking some of your own meals, doing the free tours and attractions, limiting your drinking, and using local transportation to get around.

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My library. A Guide to Jewish Bulgaria. The above link is an informative online preview of this book by Dimana Trankova and Anthony Georgieff, one of the most extensive published descriptions of Jewish heritage sites in Bulgaria. Photo galleries of many sites described in the book can be seen on the book.

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