An almost 100-year-old photo of the reporter’s great-grandmother, Rivka Barshah, found in the Odessa state archive.
(photo credit: JULIE MASIS)
A BLOCK away from Odessa’s Jewish Street stands a gray building with windows that reach several stories high.Something about it gave me the impression that it must be a synagogue. But on the gate hangs a sign – State Archives of Odessa Region, open to visitors between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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