Mlinov, Ukraine - A former synagogue building in western Ukraine was sold recently to a businessman who plans to turn it into a shopping center.
The small town of Mlinov in the Rovno region sold the former synagogue for the equivalent of $16,000, RISU.
No Jews live anymore in Mlinov, which had a community of some 600 before World War II.
Gennady Fraerman, leader of the Rovno Jewish community, said that the sale was a logical conclusion of the situation when â€śJewish organizations donâ€™t pay attention.â€ť
Fraerman said the community in Rovno would seek to reverse the decision.
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