The Jewish Confederation of Ukraine and Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center will publish a book about the 2,5 thousand Ukrainians who saved Jews from the Nazis

The Jewish Confederation of Ukraine and Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center will publish a book about the 2,5 thousand Ukrainians who saved Jews from the Nazis

To mark the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy, The Book of the Righteous Among the Nations, citizens of Ukraine” will be published; it will be dedicated to Ukrainians who saved Jews during World War II. The book was prepared by the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine in cooperation with the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center.  Non-Jewish Ukrainians played a major role in saving the Jews. After the Second World War, such heroes were awarded…

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The Holocaust Memorial will be built in Kyiv: the concept of memorialization of Babyn Yar was presented

The Holocaust Memorial will be built in Kyiv: the concept of memorialization of Babyn Yar was presented

The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center presented the creative concept of the Memorial and the results of its work for 2020. On January 14, the concept was presented to the Supervisory Board and on January 21 to the Public Council of the Memorial Center. During the presentation, the site of the Memorial Center was subjected to a powerful hacker attack, because of which we were forced to close our on-line archive. An international group of…

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Norman Naimark joined the Scientific Council of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center

Norman Naimark joined the Scientific Council of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center

Norman Naimark, a well-known American historian and Professor at Stanford University, joined the Scientific Council of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center. Norman Naimark is a Professor of Eastern European Studies at Stanford University and specializes in the Region’s recent history. In particular, Professor Naimark is recognised as one of the leading American and world experts in the history of the Soviet era. His academic interests include genocide and ethnic cleansing in Eastern Europe, the…

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The President and the Supervisory Board of the Babyn Yar agreed further partnership

The President and the Supervisory Board of the Babyn Yar agreed further partnership

The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky had a video conference with the members of the Supervisory Board of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center.  The participants of the online meeting discussed construction of the future Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center in the city of Kyiv. Volodymyr Zelensky stressed the importance of commemoration of the Holocaust victims in Ukraine and supported establishment of this Memorial. ‘Many Ukrainians bear the high title ‘Righteous Among the Nations’. These…

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7 arrested for rioting, harassment in Lincoln City

7 arrested for rioting, harassment in Lincoln City

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Seven people from Clark County were arrested by Lincoln City police for rioting after launching illegal fireworks and yelling racial slurs at a Black family on the 4th of July. Around 9:30 p.m. officers were sent to the Inn at Spanish Head on the oceach beach area about the disturbance being caused. The first officers arrived on their beach ATV and were surrounded by “about 10 people who began taunting and…

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Brooklyn lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack on NYPD cruiser

Brooklyn lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack on NYPD cruiser

Two Brooklyn lawyers, including an Ivy League graduate corporate attorney, are facing federal charges over accusations they tossed a Molotov cocktail into an NYPD vehicle early Saturday morning during a protest over the police killing of George Floyd. Colinford Mattis, 32, a corporate lawyer and member of Community Board 5 in East New York, was charged along with fellow attorney Urooj Rahman with the attempted attack on an empty police cruiser parked outside the 88th…

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Israel is opening: The latest COVID-19 restrictions

Israel is opening: The latest COVID-19 restrictions

The country’s coronavirus restrictions are lifting fast, leaving the public with many questions regarding what can be done, when and how.  “We received a lot of joyful news today,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said late Tuesday night, as the government approved lifting more coronavirus regulations. “Drink a cup of coffee and a beer too,” he encouraged. “Go out and make a living.” But the prime minister also said that the Health Ministry was closely monitoring…

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