An interview for local Ukrainian television in 2011. Image © 2011 Jay Osborn.

Rohatyn Jewish Heritage in the Media

Our program of heritage, history, and education has appeared in a variety of media during the past few years; direct links to several articles and conference presentations are included here. See also the broader coverage of heritage issues on the References and Links page.


on the Jewish Heritage Europe website:

08Jul2016: Jewish cemetery clean-up in Nasielsk, Poland: first-hand report (cross-post)

08May2016: Cemetery restoration: report on hands-on experience and how-to (cross-post)

25~28Oct2015: Cross-Disciplinary Conference of European Jewish Cemeteries in Vilnius, Lithiania; Marla Raucher Osborn on the Role of the Internet in Jewish Heritage Preservation

11Jun2015: Rohatyn Update; about the new memorial in the New Jewish Cemetery, and the movement of recovered headstone fragments to the Old Jewish Cemetery

09Nov2014: More Fragments of Matzevot Recovered in Rohatyn, Ukraine

24Apr2014: More Headstone Fragments Discovered in Rohatyn

30Jan2014: Jewish Gravestones in Poland/Ukraine: Lists and New Discoveries

23~25Apr2013: Working Seminar on Managing Jewish Immovable Heritage in Kraków, Poland; Marla Raucher Osborn on A Jewish Genealogist’s Viewpoint, and Questions

28May2012: Ukraine: Report on Rohatyn Cemetery Project

May2012: In Focus: Rohatyn, Ukraine: Jewish Headstones & Human Remains. Where to Go from Here?


in the Газета Вікна (Gazeta Vikna, “Window”) online edition:

30Jul2016: 50 Ancient Jewish Gravestones Found on the Streets of Rohatyn; a local version of our 23Jul2016 news report adapted from Газета Голос Опілля (The Voice of Opillia)

13Jun2016: During the Second World War in Rohatyn, Almost 9000 Jews Were Shot


in Christian Herrmann’s Vanished World blog:

13Mar2013: We owe it to our history to take active responsibility; interview with Marla Raucher Osborn


on the Virtual Shtetl portal:

28Jan2014: Lists of Matzevos from Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski and Rohatyn Now Available Online


in The Times of Israel online edition:

29Oct2013: Steve Turner, Shtetls: We Can’t Forget You. Please Remember Us.


in the Success! Stories testimonials feature of the JewishGen website:

Mar2012: Marla Raucher Osborn, Traces: What Remains of a Life


in the radio feature Jerusalem Diaries with Judy Lash Balint, on the Voice of Israel internet radio station:

06Jul2015: Gathering for Jewish Genealogy, interview with Alex Denysenko and Marla Raucher Osborn

06Jul2015: Tips for Beginning Genealogists, interview with Alex Denysenko and Marla Raucher Osborn

06Jul2015: Getting at the Jewish Root of the Matter, interview with Alex Denysenko and Marla Raucher Osborn


on Nash Holos internet radio station, “Ukrainian Roots Radio“:

19May2014: Renata Hanynets, Ukrainian Jewish Heritage – Rohatyn


on France 2 Television, in the documentary series Envoyé Spécial

04Jul2013: Renaud Laverne, Les Arpenteurs – Le tourisme de la mémoire


on Ukrainian news television:

24May2011: Interview with Alex Feller and Marla Raucher Osborn