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at the former synagogue sites in old town
at the former synagogue sites in old town
with Alex D., on the site of the former central synagogue
with Alex D., on the site of the former central synagogue
the building which once led to the Golden Rose synagogue
the building which once led to the Golden Rose synagogue
Mitchell at the site of the former Golden Rose
Mitchell at the site of the former Golden Rose
at the work site of the Golden Rose; not sure what's coming here
at the work site of the Golden Rose; not sure what's coming here
all that remains of the synagogue walls
all that remains of the synagogue walls
an early 20th c. view from the museum of religions
an early 20th c. view from the museum of religions
Alex F. with a headstone used as paving on the square where the central synagogue once stood
Alex F. with a headstone used as paving on the square where the central synagogue once stood
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remains of a mezuzah case in old town...
remains of a mezuzah case in old town...
...and another
...and another
...and...
...and...
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t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135098319.9Mg06l7t.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135098304.IXrBhWRW.jpg the Jewish Hospital on Yakov Rappaport street
the "Jewish Hospital" on Yakov Rappaport street
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still some stars visible here...
still some stars visible here...
...but covered here
...but covered here
the market behind the hospital, where there was once a Jewish cemetery
the market behind the hospital, where there was once a Jewish cemetery
on Kotlyarska street...
on Kotlyarska street...
...where Sholem Aleichem once lived
...where Sholem Aleichem once lived
a cafe on the same street, with old market signs
a cafe on the same street, with old market signs
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f134917038.JSAx2vmz.jpg inside the cafe, lots of memorabilia
inside the cafe, lots of memorabilia
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f134917049.5adjTsVX.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f134917051.zaYUgosA.jpg at the memorial to the Lviv WW2 ghetto and deportation site
at the memorial to the Lviv WW2 ghetto and deportation site
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at the site of the Janowska concentration camp
at the site of the Janowska concentration camp
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f134917069.hj5n3Szi.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f134917067.9CX1qzXi.jpg near the old rynok, north of old town, a former Jewish library
near the old rynok, north of old town, a former Jewish library
a surviving synagogue building, now the Sholem Aleichem cultural center
a surviving synagogue building, now the Sholem Aleichem cultural center
today we visit when it is open...!
today we visit when it is open...!
a discussion with the director
a discussion with the director
the space was a synagogue off and on, when permitted, before WWII
the space was a synagogue off and on, when permitted, before WWII
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135218492.kHyRMHM7.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135218496.7QrycWr3.jpg the library
the library
a reading and class room
a reading and class room
on Syanska street, in a part of town where there were several synagogues before the war
on Syanska street, in a part of town where there were several synagogues before the war
a memorial to one of the 'suburban' synagogues
a memorial to one of the 'suburban' synagogues
now there is a park there
now there is a park there
and another site has become a market
and another site has become a market
and the old rynok square marks another former synagogue site...
and the old rynok square marks another former synagogue site...
...and another memorial plaque
...and another memorial plaque
from a book on the old synagogues of Lviv
from a book on the old synagogues of Lviv
looking back over the site
looking back over the site
a market on Kulisha street...
a market on Kulisha street...
...with some pretty good-looking stuff
...with some pretty good-looking stuff
more old signs in the neighborhood
more old signs in the neighborhood
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t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f134917182.vF7eW6UU.jpg Alex F. on Tyktora street...
Alex F. on Tyktora street...
...and with Mitchell, reading script on Nalyvaika street
...and with Mitchell, reading script on Nalyvaika street
meanwhile, on the corner, some facade work has uncovered old Jewish market signs...
meanwhile, on the corner, some facade work has uncovered old Jewish market signs...
scraping the Soviet-era stucco off reveals the original surfaces
scraping the Soviet-era stucco off reveals the original surfaces
now the repairs begin...
now the repairs begin...
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f134917190.Ax38ldHL.jpg it's like a time capsule from between the wars
it's like a time capsule from between the wars
but a week later the signs are covered with new stucco
but a week later the signs are covered with new stucco
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f134917247.ZK2zPpZ9.jpg ...and a week after that, we see from the tram that the walls are being painted
...and a week after that, we see from the tram that the walls are being painted
at the one working synagogue, west of downtown
at the one working synagogue, west of downtown
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135033332.n2PXP6HD.jpg at the post-war cemetery, the Jewish section entrance on Yeroshenka street
at the post-war cemetery, the Jewish section entrance on Yeroshenka street
these graves date mostly from Soviet years after WW2
these graves date mostly from Soviet years after WW2
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t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135033337.yPompZEr.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135033338.937HRbhT.jpg t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135033339.CDLuBRzJ.jpg a few include memorials to family members lost in the war years
a few include memorials to family members lost in the war years
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135033341.lrfNsUVN.jpg some relics at the museum of religions
some relics at the museum of religions
t4%2f66%2f607666%2f4%2f135218502.RqHrr75e.jpg 19th c. Jewish cemetery
"19th c. Jewish cemetery"
industrial matzah....
industrial matzah....
former houses of Rohatyn families in Lviv
:: former houses of Rohatyn families in Lviv ::