Jewish Culture

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To add cultural texture to the history of the Jewish community of Rohatyn, we are assembling a few articles on thematic topics which may interest you. Only some of the articles are completed and linked below; more are in progress:

What’s in a Word: Regional Terms for Jews, Past & Present

Languages of the Jewish Communities of Rohatyn

Jewish Music in Rohatyn

Jewish Theater in Rohatyn

The Jewish Life Cycle:

Jewish Traditions for Birth and Naming

Jewish Traditions for Coming of Age

Jewish Traditions for Marriage and Family Life

Jewish Traditions for Death, Burial, and Mourning

Written in Stone: The Art and Meaning of Rohatyn’s Jewish Grave Markers

Jewish Law

Jewish Sacred Time, Holidays, and Celebrations

Jewish Religious Movements