Ukrainian Jews lose bid to regain 100-year-old Balta synagogue

25.10.2013                      21.Cheschwan.5774

Ukraine:

Ukrainian Jews lose bid to regain 100-year-old Balta synagogue

Abandoned building to remain property of Ukrtelecom communications firm.

The Jewish community of Balta in Ukraine has lost its bid to gain possession of a former synagogue which it helped build.
The 100-year-old Savranskaya synagogue, which is now an abandoned building owned by the Ukrtelecom communications firm, will remain the firm’s property, the Odessa Administrative Court of Appeals ruled earlier this month….