At least 4 dead in terror attack near Vienna synagogue

At least 4 dead in terror attack near Vienna synagogue

Police shot and killed one of the suspects, who authorities said was an Islamist terrorist. At least four victims were killed and 15 others injured in a series of shootings that started near the Stadttempel synagogue in central Vienna on Monday night, which Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said were connected to the Islamic State terror group. The shooting began at about 8 p.m. local time at six different locations by multiple gunmen armed with rifles,…

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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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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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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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