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Mlinov, Ukraine - Synagogue Into Shopping Center

Published on: February 1, 2007 10:42 AM
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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 “Jewish organizations don’t pay attention.”
Fraerman said the community in Rovno would seek to reverse the decision.

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 Feb 02, 2007 at 10:25 AM Anonymous Says:

well always a bad word for chabad?
get off your behind and do something for the name of yiddishkeit..


 Feb 01, 2007 at 02:00 PM solomonA Says:

Truly mind boggling, that Chabad did not get there first and claim the building, then they could have made money, in the name of Yiddishkait


 Feb 01, 2007 at 11:48 AM Anonymous Says:

whare is leibel surkis


 Feb 01, 2007 at 11:32 AM Anonymous Says:

Shame on him


 Feb 01, 2007 at 10:58 AM O.Gevald Says:

At least let them sell some Kosher products there!


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