A Ukraine to Remember
White Diana cafe, Ploshcha Square, Lviv

A Ukraine to Remember

We were hesitant about visiting Ukraine. Wasn’t there a war going on? Why would Czech car rental shops not cover travel there? How might we find our way around its notoriously poor roads? Except for…

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Stones for the Departed: Return to the Ukraine of Our Ancestors
Finding hundred year old graves from the Lubin cemetery upon a densely forested hill

Stones for the Departed: Return to the Ukraine of Our Ancestors

The custom in Jewish cemeteries is to place a pebble, or small stone, on the headstone at a grave site. In doing this, you affirm you remember the dead. It’s a custom that might have…

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