- Belarus Idishkeit
As long as Belarus is situated in the center of Europe, the history of the world Jewry is closely connected to it. During the last 20 years Belarus turned into a meaningful part of European community due to the substantial development of economic and business spheres. All this let our country extend its borders (which had a direct impact on visa regime between Israel and Belarus – there is no more any) and gave a chance to Jews from the USA, Israel and Europe to get to know much more about their roots.
Within our tours you will be able to get to know about such great people like Vilna Gaon, Hafetz Haim, Marc Chagall, Isaak Asimov, a TV-celebrity Larry King and Nobel Prize Winner in physics Zhores I. Alferov. Lots of well-known Israel leaders and Israel founders originate from Belarus. They are Haim Weizman, Menachem Begin, Shimon Peres, Yitzhak Rabin and others. Few people know that a well-known Volozhin Yeshiva and the oldest Choral Synagogue of Europe can be found in Belarus. The promoters of such world-famous companies as Marks&Spencer, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Ralph Lauren, PCA Corporation started their careers in Belarus. Our tours will make your Jewish background twice as rich by visiting the most renowned and remarkable sights of Belarus!
Townships (shtetls) and Cities