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Ukraine: building works discover remnants of destroyed 18th century Great Synagogue of Buchach

What are believed to be remnants of the destroyed 18th century Great Synagogue of Buchach, (or Buczacz) have been discovered during construction work to build a store on the site. The uncovered remnants appear to include parts of the Bimah. … continue reading →

Ukraine: Documentation of Jewish cemetery in Busk uncovers previously unknown Jewish gravestones from 16th century

This summer’s Jewish cemetery documentation Field School organized by the Jewish Galicia and Bukovina organization (JGB)  has made the “sensational” discovery of previously unknown Jewish gravestones dating back to the 16th century. The session, from August 17-September 1, is taking … continue reading →