2016 KOLOMYJA PHOTOS

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Kolomyja Mass Grave Memorial
Kolomyja Mass Grave Memorial

This marker appears along the roadway. Over 20,000 Jews from Kolomyja were murdered in the Sheparivtsi Forest. The actual mass grave is two kilometers away. The plaque, which had been vandalized (see bullet holes in 2010 Photos), has been replaced. 2016

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Kolomyja Mass Grave Memorial
Kolomyja Mass Grave Memorial

This marker appears along the roadway. Over 20,000 Jews from Kolomyja were murdered in the Sheparivtsi Forest. The actual mass grave is two kilometers away. The plaque, which had been vandalized (see bullet holes in 2010 Photos), has been replaced. 2016

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Kolomyja Rynek (Market Square)
Kolomyja Rynek (Market Square)

My mother and I. 2016

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Kolomyja
Kolomyja

My mother with the painted egg museum in the background. 2016

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Kolomyja
Kolomyja

Beers with our guide, Tomasz Jankowski, and driver, Vasyl. 2016

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Kolomyja Doorway
Kolomyja Doorway

Note outline of where a mezuzah had once hung. 2016

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Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery
Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery

The cemetery, which is currently a park, is being restored. Based on the dates of the stacked headstones, they appear to have been brought from other cemeteries which had been destroyed during the Soviet era. 2016

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Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery
Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery

My mother and I. The cemetery, which is currently a park, is being restored. Based on the dates of the stacked headstones, they appear to have been brought from other cemeteries which had been destroyed during the Soviet era. 2016

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Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery
Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery

The headstone of Selig Hilsenrath, a family ancestor. In Latin letters, no less. Truly, a needle in a haystack! 2016

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Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery
Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery

These headstones appear to have been unearthed at the Kolomyja cemetery. 2016

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Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery
Kolomyja Jewish Cemetery

These headstones appear to have been unearthed at the Kolomyja cemetery. 2016

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