Jewish Heritage Europe

Publications & Sources


Beizer, Michael. The Jews of St. Petersburg: Excursions through a Noble Past. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society, 1989 

Beizer, Michael. Our Legacy: The CIS Synagogues, Past and Present.  Jerusalem: Gesharim, 2002. Online at

Frank, Ben G. Travel Guide to Jewish Russia and Ukraine. Gretna: Pelican, 1999

Gitelman, Zvi. A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union 1881 to the Present. New York: Schocken, 1988

Goberman, David. Carved Memories: Heritage in Stone from the Russian Jewish Pale. New York: Rizzoli, 2000

Nosonovsky, Michael. Hebrew Epitaphs and Inscriptions from Ukraine and Former Soviet Union. Washington: Lulu, 2006

Piechotka, Maria and Kazimierz Piechotka. Heaven’s Gates: Wooden Synagogues in the Territories of the Former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Krupski I S-ka, 2004.