The Most Important Dates in Life of the Jewish Community of Chernivtsi in March
March 3, 1904 – Joseph Schmidt was born in Bukovina, famous Jewish opera singer. He sang in the chorea in Temple, the Central Synagogue of Chernivtsi. Successfully performed on stages of many countries of Europe and America, was in movies. He is often compared to the great Enrico Caruso.
March 8, 1864 – in Austro-Hugarian Empire a law was issued, according to which in the capital of the region, Chernivtsi, complete self-governence was established. The council of community was leading the city (50 representatives), who elected a burgomaster among them. During the Austrian perion in the history of Chernivtsi, the city had two Jewish burgomasters: Edward Rice and Salo von Weisselberger