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Czernowitz, the capital city of Bukovina in the Carpathian foothills, became a place of ethnic complexity as part of the Habsburg Empire. Different languages and cultures coexisted in a largely peaceful manner. The peak periods in the city’s changeable history are closely linked with those of the German-speaking Jewish community there. Although Jewish life in Czernowitz and Bukovina came to an en…

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Hainz, Martin A., “Czernowitz”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 04 October 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0160>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401

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