Despite the Holocaust, today's Kyiv has an active Jewish community numbering about 60,000. The largest synagogue is the Central Synagogue.
Usually has one nightly showing in English.
With its multicoloured tinted glass, purple tablecloths, lots of woodwork and racks of old newspapers, this place is a kind of magic....
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This place masterfully re-creates old Kyiv (c 1900) without falling into the schmaltz trap that dogs many a Ukrainian-theme restaurant. The chefs boldly prepare original takes on Ukrainian classics, which are adroitly delivered to tables by waitresses in frilly, cleavage-baring country outfits. There's nightly live music and black-and-white silent movies playing on old Soviet TVs.