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Ukraine: New informational signage installed at the 2 Jewish cemeteries in Rohatyn

We are happy to highlight the installation of new signage at the Jewish cemeteries in Rohatyn, in western Ukraine — after three years of planning and preparation and despite the ongoing war sparked by the Russian invasion of Ukraine over … continue reading →

80th Anniversary of Destruction of Jewish Rohatyn

When: March 20, 2022 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Where: Jewish cemetery, Rohatyn, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine, 77000

Commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the destruction of Jewish Rohatyn. On March 20, 1942, the largest and deadliest of the Nazi “aktions” resulted in the final liquidation of Rohatyn’s Jewish population. 3,500-5,500 victims, half of which were children, were … continue reading →

Ukraine: Death of Mykhailo Vorobets, longtime guardian of Jewish heritage and memory in Rohatyn

The Jewish heritage world is filled with often unsung local heroes and heroines —  non Jewish people who devote time, energy, and passion to preserving, maintaining, documenting, and caring for Jewish heritage sites and memory. One of these was Mykhailo … continue reading →

Ukraine: Rohatyn non-invasive survey report published

The full report from the  9-day survey using non-invasive, ground-penetrating technology  to locate Holocaust mass graves and killing sites in Rohatyn, Ukraine has been published — the 80-page report is available online. As we reported at the time, the survey, … continue reading →