Babi Yar art installations aim to connect visitors with a forgotten past

October 10, 2021 by  
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“No monument stands over Babi Yar.” These are the first words of Yevgeni Yevtushenko’s famous 1961 poem which helped further catapult the story of Babi Yar into the public consciousness. Read more

Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Centre publishes 159 names of Nazi soldiers who murdered Jews one by one

October 8, 2021 by  
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Against the background of the official commemorations marking the 80th anniversary of the Babi Yar Massacre, with the participation of the presidents of Ukraine, Germany and Israel, the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Centre  (BYHMC) has released the first instalment of its ongoing research into those who carried out the murder of Ukrainian Jews on Sept. 29-30, 1941. Read more

Herzog at Babi Yar: Leaders must ‘condemn slightest hint of antisemitism’

October 7, 2021 by  
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Israel’s President Isaac Herzog addressed the international gathering on Wednesday marking 80 years since the Babi Yar massacre in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Sept. 29-30, 1941. Read more

At long last, Babi Yar victims to receive the respect they deserve

October 7, 2021 by  
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The horrors of the Nazi mass extermination camps in the Holocaust are well-known but the “Holocaust by Bullets,” during which Jews were shot one by one, is less known. Read more

Yad Vashem head in Kiev

October 6, 2021 by  
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Yad Vashem Chairman Dani Dayan is in Kiev attending the official memorial ceremony marking 80 years since the Babi Yar massacre. Read more

Isaac Herzog to travel to Ukraine for first state visit as Israel’s president

September 30, 2021 by  
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Israeli President Isaac Herzog will head to Ukraine next week for the first state visit of his presidency, according to an official statement. Read more

Babi Yar: Images from 1966

September 30, 2021 by  
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Eighty years after the Babi Yar massacre, rare photographs that tell the story of the Soviet-era struggle to commemorate the atrocity have been released for the first time by the National Library of Israel’s Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (CAHJP). Read more

Babi Yar ceremony attended by world leaders

June 27, 2013 by  
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Hundreds of Jewish leaders from across the globe including Australia’s Dr Danny Lamm, have taken part in a ceremony at Babi Yar in Ukraine, where an estimated 50,000 Jews were murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Read more