L’viv: Work to begin on “Space of Synagogues” memorial site

According to city officials in L’viv, on-site work is to begin this week on the “Space of Synagogues” project, which will memorialize destroyed synagogues in the heart of the city’s former downtown Jewish quarter.


Ukraine begins restoring ancient Jewish culture

“Every person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique” — Martin Buber. This is one of over 20 quotations that will be located on stone plaques in Synagogue Square in Lviv, Ukraine.


Lviv revives Jewish past as Ukraine bids to link with Israel

The glory days of Lviv’s Golden Rose synagogue, like those of the Jewish community in this beautiful Ukrainian city, lie far in the past. Jews settled in Lviv soon after it was founded in the 13th century, and by the late 1500s two synagogues formed the heart of their quarter in the city centre.


Ukraine: Update on Synagogue Space project in L’viv

“The Space of Synagogues: Jewish History, Common Heritage and Responsibility” project in L’viv has entered the physical realization stage.