Month: November 2014

Headstones Have Been Moved

I am very happy to report that Alex Den received a letter from Mr. Vorobets in Rohatyn reporting that the large pile of Jewish headstones recently recovered from the courtyard of former Gestapo headquarters (today a private but communal car park for surrounding apartments) were collected and transported on November 24, 2014 to Rohatyn’s “old” Jewish cemetery. This effort, which…

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Rohatyn Headstone Recovery and Cemetery Projects Update

Marla and I visited Rohatyn yesterday (06 November 2014) with several others, to check status of the Jewish headstone recovery work and to meet onsite for planning regarding the proposed Jewish cemetery project.  The group consisted of: Marla Raucher Osborn, project lead Alex Denysenko, guide & translator Andrij Bojarov, conceptual design lead Rabbi Moyshe-Leib Kolesnik of the Ivano-Frankivsk synagogue Mikhailo…

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