Ukraine

As part of the Centre of Archaeology’s broader work on the subject of cultural genocide and Holocaust killing sites, we are working closely with Rohatyn Jewish Heritage. Rohatyn Jewish Heritage is a volunteer-led program of heritage preservation and education, working to re-connect the history of Rohatyn’s now-lost Jewish community with the people and places of the modern town.

We will be visiting Rohatyn, Ukraine in the early summer of 2017 to conduct a non-invasive archaeological survey of the Jewish cemetery and mass grave sites. The aim of the project will be to define the geographical boundaries of the mass grave sites and identify mass graves within the northern Jewish cemetery.

Further information regarding the latest developments of the project can be found by clicking on the images below (externally links to Rohatyn Jewish Heritage website. Available in Ukrainian and English):

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