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Jewish Heritage
DAY 1 KIEV

Arrival to Kiev.
Meet & greet at the Borispol airport.

Transfer combined with panoramic city tour of Kiev, which is the capital of Ukraine and also the mother city for all Eastern Slavic peoples.

More than 1100 years ago Kievan Rus, a powerful European monarchy, was established on Ukrainian territory. The modern centre & the remains of the old city are both on the hilly west bank of the Dnipro, third largest river in Europe after the Volga and the Danube.
City tour includes the visit to Babiy Yar Memorial Site. Well known all over the world Memorial is dedicated to the 35 000 Jews murdered at the ravine in 1941 by Nazi.

Check in & dinner at a hotel.


DAY 2 - KIEV

Breakfast at the hotel.

Excursion to the Jewish historic sights - the central Brodskiy Synagogue, named after Lazar Brodskiy, Old Podil place that available for the living to Jews in XVIII century, Podil Synagogue, memorial to Golda Meir, former Prime Minister of Israel, & Sholom Aleichem monument.

Meeting with the rabbi of the central Synagogue.
Dinner at a local restaurant with kosher food.


DAY 3 - KIEV - BERDICHEV MEDZHIBOZH - UMAN

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer to Berdichev Yiddish capital.
The tour includes the visits to Old Jewish quarter, two Synagogues & Jewish cemetery with Tsadik Levy-Yitshok and Makarovs Tsadik graves.

Transfer to Medzhibozh Jewish culture has left a greater impact in this town. Visits to Synagogue & Jewish cemetery with Baal Shem Tov (BESHT) and his grandson Rabbi Borukhl graves. Lunch at local restaurant.

Your next town to visit is Uman, the Chassidism capital. Uman is annually visited by numerous groups of pilgrims from more than twenty countries of the world. Come to pay homage to the tomb of Rebe Nachman of Bratslav & Gadyach, the tomb of Rabbi Shneur Zalman and the Alter Rebe, the founder of the Lubavitch Chassidic movement.

Check in at a hotel.


DAY 4 - UMAN - ODESSA

Breakfast at a hotel.

Coach transfer to Odessa. Check in & lunch at local restaurant.

Panoramic city tour that combines general interest places like Prymorsky boulevard, Potemkin Steps, statue of the Duc de Richelieu, Opera & Ballet Theater and Jewish heritage sites among which are Synagogue, Stolyarsky Music School, Jewish school & Jewish Community Center, Museum of History of Odessas Jews.


DAY 5 - ODESSA

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out & departure transfer to the airport.