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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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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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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Allentown Synagogue ”Zoombombed”

Allentown Synagogue ”Zoombombed”

A virtual service hosted by Congregation Keneseth Israel of Allentown was ‘’zoombombed’’ over the weekend by hackers who spewed anti-Semitic and racial slurs. About 75 members of the synagogue were logged into a Zoom service on Friday night when the uninvited guests uploaded an image of a swastika and began to spew hate-filled language. ”At first, we thought the random sounds and voices were someone who forgot to mute themselves,” Rabbi Seth Phillips told PBS39. ”When profanity…

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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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Coronavirus Live: Israel Permits Reopening Synagogues

Coronavirus Live: Israel Permits Reopening Synagogues

As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, Israel and the Palestinians are working to curb the spread of COVID-19 among their populations. 16,659 people in Israel have so far tested positive for the coronavirus; 278 people have died. In the West Bank and East Jerusalem, 554 people tested positive; two people have died. In the Gaza Strip, 23 people were diagnosed, 16 of whom recovered. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved the reopening…

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