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  • My queasy night at Lviv’s controversial ‘Jewish’ eatery

    April 4, 2016 | 3:40 pm

    There’s a Jewish-themed restaurant attached to the ruins of the 16th-century Golden Rose Synagogue here. It first caught my eye last month when I was taking photographs of Meylakh Sheykhet, a haredi Jewish man who is fighting to preserve what’s left of the once beautiful structure....

  • Ukrainian court nixes controversial Jewish heritage projects in Lviv

    August 15, 2014 | 1:38 pm

    A Ukrainian supreme court forbade the Municipality of Lviv from going ahead with controversial plans for commemorating Jewish heritage sites.

    The Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine issued its ruling Wednesday against the city’s plans to design and build projects that would...

  • Ukraine razes the ruins of 16th century shul to build a hotel

    September 6, 2011 | 12:25 pm

    The Ukraine government has begun the allegedly illegal demolition of a 16th century synagogue to build a hotel.

    The ruins of the elaborate “Golden Rose synagogue, ” a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1998, in the city of Lviv are being torn down to construct a hotel for the European...