Jewish Tour in St Petersburg from Cruise Ships
Jewish tour in St. Petersburg is a good introduction to the history and culture of Jews in St. Petersburg - Petrograd - Leningrad interwoven with the history and culture of Russia. Throughout the 300 years now thriving Jewish community saw its ups and downs, prosperity in the second half of the 19th century and Revolution 1917, Civil War and Red Terror, Stalin’s putges and the terrible famine in 1941-1944 during Siege of Leningrad. Our tour will take you to the Grand Choral Synagogue, a visit to a local Jewish community centre will give you an insight to the present-day life, difficulties, joys and aspires. Jewish Cemetery is where the memory of the past lives.