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leaving Kamenets-Podolsky with Alex, our first stop is a former phospate mine near Dunaivtsi, ...
leaving Kamenets-Podolsky with Alex, our first stop is a former phospate mine near Dunaivtsi, ...
...site of a killing during the Shoah, and today a memorial
...site of a killing during the Shoah, and today a memorial
continuing on to Mogilev-Podolsky through autumn colors
continuing on to Mogilev-Podolsky through autumn colors
Marla at the birthplace of her grandfather and many other Brownsteins
Marla at the birthplace of her grandfather and many other Brownsteins
we visit the large Jewish cemetery on ridges above the city
we visit the large Jewish cemetery on ridges above the city
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f139106575.Apfod3h4.jpg the site is well-kept
the site is well-kept
a memorial to WWII victims in the ghetto and elsewhere in town
a memorial to WWII victims in the ghetto and elsewhere in town
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f139106578.hES9o34C.jpg there are also sections for Bukovina Jews brought here during the war
there are also sections for Bukovina Jews brought here during the war
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t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f139106582.RCfPH3hu.jpg heading back to the van to see the town
heading back to the van to see the town
a ghetto memorial in the downtown...
a ghetto memorial in the downtown...
...and a monument to the righteous of the town
...and a monument to the righteous of the town
at a park on the riverfront, a historical marker about the naming of Mogilev...
at a park on the riverfront, a historical marker about the naming of Mogilev...
...and traditions continue into the present!
...and traditions continue into the present!
a view across the Dniester to Moldova
a view across the Dniester to Moldova
intact 19th and early 20th-c. buildings downtown
intact 19th and early 20th-c. buildings downtown
hmmm...  here's a city history museum!
hmmm... here's a city history museum!
the director is very helpful with the info they have on local Jewish history...
the director is very helpful with the info they have on local Jewish history...
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...and she directs us to the nearby Shoah museum
...and she directs us to the nearby Shoah museum
we are pleased to find Jewish community leaders meeting here
we are pleased to find Jewish community leaders meeting here
Marla with Mr. Brechman, head of the community
Marla with Mr. Brechman, head of the community
the museum provides info on the Shoah here and around Europe
the museum provides info on the Shoah here and around Europe
local Brownsteins who lived in the ghetto: Alexander...
local Brownsteins who lived in the ghetto: Alexander...
...Tatiana...
...Tatiana...
...Raisa
...Raisa
the community also keeps an index of graves in the Jewish cemetery
the community also keeps an index of graves in the Jewish cemetery
a dozen or so Brownsteins to research later!
a dozen or so Brownsteins to research later!
and a useful map of the cemetery layout
and a useful map of the cemetery layout
among other exhibits, material from the life of the French writer Madeleine Kahn
among other exhibits, material from the life of the French writer Madeleine Kahn
the community also coordinates care and meals for local elderly
the community also coordinates care and meals for local elderly
now Mr. Brechman takes us to the town's working synagogue
now Mr. Brechman takes us to the town's working synagogue
during Soviet times this was a private home, where prayer services were hidden
during Soviet times this was a private home, where prayer services were hidden
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f139106607.xlsNiK0s.jpg the nightly service will begin soon, but we have a long road home to Lviv....
the nightly service will begin soon, but we have a long road home to Lviv....