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The second international volunteer camp in Drohobych and Borislav

This is how it was… The weather was bad, it was pouring, and sometimes the sun came out for a moment and quickly disappeared to give way to another heavy …

Day of Remembrance of the prisoners of the Lviv ghetto and Janowska concentration camp

You have taken away everything you could, only the memory is beyond your control … On this first Sunday of September, when autumn had not yet come into its own, …

Lviv Jews honored the memory of those who perished during the Holocaust

Lviv Jews honored the memory of those who perished during the Holocaust There was held a number of events on the International Holocaust Remebrance Day in Lviv. The most massive …

LVC took part in the All-Ukrainian action “Bring joy”

Volunteers from the Lviv Volunteer Center took part in the All-Ukrainian action “Bring Joy”, which took place from February 17 to March 3. Our volunteers created and originally decorated the …

Master-class on making greeting cards

  On February 27, the volunteers of the Lviv Center together with the participants of the Kesher “Mothers and Daughters” seminar held a Purim master class on making greeting cards …

Passover Seders in the Community

At first we’ve studied a lot! On March 24 in the Honorary Consulate of the State of Israel, there was held the Pre-Passover Seminar devoted to the Seder in the …

Expanding influence and relationships at the international level

The Volunteers of LVC took part in an international conference. On April, 5 volunteers of the Lviv Center took part in the international conference called “Civil Society, Social Media and …

Volunteer Camp in Old Sambor

During the period from 8 to 13 August a Volunteer Camp was held in Old Sambor. Volunteers from Ukraine, Israeli, USA, Russia and Poland took part in it. The purpose …

Unveiling of the Memorial Sign at the Place of the Burnt Synagogue in the City of Dobromil

On August, 31, volunteers of LVC together with the Beiteinu-LVC risk group as a part of the “Elder Brother“ program visited the unveiling of the memorial sign at the place …

Cleaning of the Jewish cemetery in Lviv

On September, 10, volunteers of LVC together with the activists from the Lviv Jewish Community started cleaning up the Jewish cemetery in Lviv. From year to year the cemetery becomes …

Volunteers Celebrated Rosh Hashanah

On September, 22 volunteers of LVC together with our friends organized and carried out a Rosh Hashanah Seder and wished to each other to have a successful and sweet New …

Participation in EHRI Holocaust Research Seminar

On October, 22 our Volunteer Centre took part in EHRI Holocaust Research Seminar. For Ph.D. students from Ukraine, Moldova, Poland and USA we presented Jewish culture heritage projects carried out …

Festive Shelter for Sukkot Holiday

On October, 2 volunteers of LVC together with volunteers from Sweden build up a festive shelter for Sukkot Holiday. During the entire holiday our Sukka was very popular among other …

We took the 3rd place for project “International Volunteer Camp”

The team of Lviv Volunteer Centre took the 3rd place at the International Volunteer Conference in Chisinau for project “International Volunteer Camp”. The team of Lviv Volunteer Centre took the …

Work on Extracting of Matzevah

Volunteers of LVC began the work on extracting of matzevah (Jewish gravestones) with which a courtyard of one of the city’s central streets was paved. On November, 22 excavation and …

16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women

Every year from November, 25 till December,10 under the slogan “From peace at home to peace in the world“ under the auspices of the United Nations the action “16 Days …

Volunteers of LVC visited Orphanage No.1 in Lviv

Volunteers of LVC visited orphanage No.1 in Lviv. Our volunteer and friend Victor Kochergan prepared an interesting program full of various magic for the children, and Alexander Pavlotsky carried out …

Volunteer Camp in Staryi Sambir

On 08-13 August in Staryi Sambir (Old Sambir) was held the International Volunteer Camp in which took part the volunteers from Ukraine, Israel, USA, Russia and Poland. Its aim was …

Volunteers of the Lviv volunteer center have visited and have congratulated on New 5777 Year of prisoners

Volunteers of the Lviv volunteer center at VEBF “Hesed-Arye” together with the Joint Jewish community of Ukraine and BF “Phoenix revival” have congratulated prisoners of the Lviv corrective labor colony …

Rafting Dniester river

  On August 29-30, within the “Elder brother” project the Lviv volunteer center has organized rafting on kayaks down the Dniester river for children from risk group, active participants of …