It was a really amazing experience to film for Travelswithsheila and take Sheila and her husband on private Odessa Food Tasting and Jewish Heritage tours. Enjoyed every minute of it!
“Lebn vi Got in Odes!” went a traditional Yiddish phrase. “Live like God in Odessa”. Indeed, a 19th century Odessa in Isaac Babel’s words was a “star in exile” for a Jewish person. Why was it so?
The nineteenth-century Odessa