In Evidence. Ukrainian neighbors of the Jews speak about their dreadful memoirs

In Evidence. Ukrainian neighbors of the Jews speak about their dreadful memoirs

80 years on from the Final Solution in Eastern Europe, Ukrainian eyewitnesses relate for the first time what they saw, and will never forget: The Jewish children, teachers, neighbors, doctors murdered in front of them and buried in pits in villages, forests, and even in schoolyards, for all to see.  The testimonies presented here were taken two years ago and are revealed here for the first time  As a young child, Raisa saw thousands upon…

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The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial presented plans for 2022

The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial presented plans for 2022

The BYHMC presented work plans for 2022, as well as reported on the activities conducted in 2021. The presentation for the Supervisory Board of the Memorial Center took place on December 21, and on December 22 – it was presented to the Public Council.  In 2022, the Memorial Center will open the first museum space on the territory of Babyn Yar – Kurgan. The object was designed by the architectural studio SUB (Berlin). “This project…

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80 years on: The true faces of the Babyn Yar Murders are being revealed

80 years on: The true faces of the Babyn Yar Murders are being revealed

    Between 29-30 September, 1941, the Nazis murdered 33,771 Jewish Ukrainians in the Babyn Yar Ravine on the outskirts of Kyiv. –       Perpetrators have never been convicted – despite extensive testimonies gathered after the War, now revealed by the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center. –       Having already uncovered new information about the victims and the Massacre, the Memorial Center has begun compiling evidence and testimonies shedding light on the perpetrators…

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BABYN YAR 80TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

BABYN YAR 80TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

A number of official events dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy will be held in Kyiv. The exhibitions, book presentations, the National Memory Lesson in Ukrainian schools, the premiere of the documentary “Babyn Yar. Context” directed by Serhiy Loznytsia are among them. An official commemoration ceremony will take place in Babyn Yar on October 6. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and the Presidents of Germany, Israel and Albania will participate in…

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The sixth annual MARSH PAMYATI will be held in Kyiv

The sixth annual MARSH PAMYATI will be held in Kyiv

On October 3rd, 2021, the sixth annual MARSH PAMYATI will be held in Kyiv to honor the victims of  the Babyn Yar tragedy.  80 years have passed since the beginning of the biggest shooting in the human history. In just two days in  1941, on September 29-30, more than 33,000 Kyivans, most of whom were Jews, were shot dead by the  Nazis in Babyn Yar. The massacres lasted until the liberation of Kyiv. In all,…

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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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