Month: December 2013

Human Remains Buried in New Jewish Cemetery

We had a report a earlier this month from sources in Rohatyn that the human remains found in 2012 underneath the Ukrainian Church on the rynek had been quietly buried by representatives of the Church and Rabbi Kolesnik of Ivano-Frankivsk, in Rohatyn’s new Jewish cemetery at the north end of town. This was consistent with our wishes, and thanks to…

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Announcing the Rohatyn Matzevot Memorial Project

I am happy to announce that the Rohatyn Matzevot Memorial Project is now an official project under the auspices of Gesher Galicia. Since Gesher Galicia is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, donations by US residents is tax deductible. After the acceptance of this project by Gesher Galicia, I created the Rohatyn Jewish Heritage website. This public website provides background information on…

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