Ruth Ellen Gruber an American writer based in Europe, has published and lectured widely on contemporary Jewish issues in Europe and has traveled extensively throughout east and central Europe documenting Jewish heritage sites. She writes a regular Jewish travel column for www.centropa.org and contributes to many publications. A foreign correspondent with UPI for more than a decade, Gruber has won two Simon Rockover awards for excellence in Jewish journalism. Currently, she divides her time between a farmhouse in Umbria and an apartment in Budapest.
Excellent book. I can't wait to visit and I will have this book with me.Published 1 month ago by David Knopf
Realy happy i could find this book... it gives practical tips for the visit of Jewish sites in Eastern Europe. Read morePublished 4 months ago by filip de sutter
this is an excellent travel guide and fits what I was looking for.Published 6 months ago by Shirley Mae Smith
The book was enjoyable to look through. I used the book primarily to learn about Prague and Budapest. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Chazer
I applaud the existence of this book and the availability of information for many. I was disappointed. I purchased the book because of the chapter on Ukraine. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Pat Rosson
The book contained a great deal of history and was well written in a scholarly fashion. It is something I will again reference in the future.Published 23 months ago by ritam
I am planning a trip to Eastern Europe to visit the places my ancestors came from. This book is interesting to read. Read morePublished on August 6, 2012 by RichardW