July 6, 2018

ESJF visits school project to protect the Jewish cemetery in Turya Remeta in Ukrainian Transcarpathia

ESJF Projects Monitor Rabbi Ram Moshe Ravad and Western Ukraine Projects Coordinator Ian Galevskii visited students from the village school in Turyi Remety who have cleaned the Jewish cemetery as part of a project called «Silence Speaks».

The event on Wednesday, attended by local mayor Mihailo Mikhailovich Bigan, also included a visit to the school and the cemetery site, where Rabbi Ravad addressed the children and thanked them for there wonderful initiative.

This event was hold within the framework of the “Workshop of Rural Initiatives” program, implemented by the non-governmental organization “Other Education” in partnership with Mit Oct.e.V. with financial assistance from the Auswärtiges Amt and the Robert Bosch Stiftung within the framework of the “Dialogue for Change” project.

The program has been successfully operating in Ukraine for more than 3 years, developing rural communities, teaching and creating opportunities for the development of the potential of local youth. This is a kind of platform for non-formal education.

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