Mass grave of Holocaust victims uncovered in Belarus

The grave contained bone fragments and skeletons, some with bullets in their skulls and others with shoes strewn beside their bodies, as well as ammunition and personal objects.

Jewish communal building in Gomel vandalised with antisemitic graffiti

Antisemitic graffiti was spray-painted on the building of a Jewish community center on Krasnoarmeyskaya Street in Gomel (Homyel), the second most populous city in Belarus.

Marc Chagall’s synagogue in Belarus is for sale to anyone willing to restore it

The remains of the synagogue in Belarus where the family of painter Marc Chagall used to pray are up for sale for anyone willing to restore the building.

Historic 17th century Slonim synagogue up for auction

The historic abandoned synagogue in Slonim, Belarus has been put up for auction with a starting price of €50,000.

Unique online commemoration project launched in Belarus

A new online living history project presenting testimonies of survivors of the Holocaust has been launched in Belarus, as result of a joint Belarusian-German collaboration.

Belarus Jews hold memorial for famous descendant Kirk Douglas

The Jewish community of Belarus held a memorial service to honour film actor Kirk Douglas, one of the Belarusian Jewish community’s most famous descendants.

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