Jewish Heritage Europe

Mezuzah placing

When:
November 4, 2018 @ 14:00 – 15:00
2018-11-04T14:00:00+02:00
2018-11-04T15:00:00+02:00
Where:
Ostroh Ukraine Synagogue
Lesi Ukrainky St
Ostroh, Rivnens'ka oblast, Ukraine
35800
The Great Maharsha Synagogue in Ostroh, October 2018. Photo: Hryhoryi Arshynov

This will truly be a Shehecheyanu moment!

A Mezuzah will be affixed to the entrance of the Great Maharsha Synagogue in Ostroh (Ostrog), built in the early 17th century.

Three years ago it was a ruin. Restoration is not complete, but it’s getting there, thanks to the efforts of Hryhoryi Arshynov!

Ruined Maharsha Synagogue in Ostroh, Ukraine, 2011. Photo © Sergey Kravtsov