Nearly 80 years after the Babyn Yar massacre, Ukrainian researchers lift victims out of anonymity

Nearly 80 years after the Babyn Yar massacre, Ukrainian researchers lift victims out of anonymity

(JTA) — For most of his life, all the information Igor Kulakov had about his paternal great-grandparents was their picture, their names and the fact that they had been murdered during the Holocaust. The assumption in his family had always been that Sheindle and Mordechai Sova were shot at Babyn Yar (often spelled “Babi Yar”), a ravine on Kyiv’s outskirts where German troops massacred at least 33,000 Jews in September 1941, in one of the…

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Names and Numbers of Righteous Among the Nations – per Country, as of January 1, 2020

Names and Numbers of Righteous Among the Nations – per Country, as of January 1, 2020

The numbers of Righteous are not necessarily an indication of the actual number of rescuers in each country, but reflect the cases that were made available to Yad Vashem. Albania 75 Japan 1 Armenia 24 Latvia 138 Austria 112 Lithuania 916 Belarus 669 Luxembourg 1 Belgium 1,767 Macedonia 10 Bosnia 49 Moldova 79 Brazil 2 Montenegro 1 Bulgaria 20 Netherlands 5,851 Chile 2 Norway 67 China 2 Peru 2 Croatia 120 Poland 7,112 Cuba 1…

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Presentation of the projects of the Babylon Yar Holocaust Memorial team

Presentation of the projects of the Babylon Yar Holocaust Memorial team

The video and the full text of the meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial are offered to your attention. For the first time, the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Charitable Foundation is publishing a full video of its Supervisory Board meeting. All details are for your attention: internal presentations, budget figures, new projects with Serhiy Loznytsia, Center for Spatial Technologies, research and development of the team. This is a discussion with…

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