Belarus

Over a thousand bodies found in Holocaust-era mass grave in Belarus

The bones of 1,214 people, most believed to have been Jews have been discovered in Brest, Belarus on the construction site of a new luxury apartment block.

Holocaust mass grave discovered in Belarus

A mass grave containing the remains of more than 1,000 Jews believed to have been murdered by the Nazis has been found in Belarus.

Belarusians honoured by Yad Vashem for saving Jews during the Second World War

A ceremony to honour Belarusians, as Righteous Among the Nations, took place in Sharkovshchina, near Vitebsk, on Tuesday.

Belarus court confirms guilty verdict for neo-Nazis who defaced Holocaust memorial

A higher court in Belarus has confirmed the verdict in the case of three young neo-Nazis from the city of Mogilev. In November 2016, the skinheads smeared black paint on...

Jewish cultural museum to be set up in 17th century Belarusian synagogue

A museum of Jewish culture will be set up in the 17th-century synagogue in the Belarussian town of Slonim. The project to reconstruct the synagogue will be financed by the...

Belarus Jews march in memory of Holocaust victims

The Menorah Jewish community in the Belarussian city of Hrodno has remembered the city’s Holocaust victims in a march through its streets. The event was attended by about a hundred...

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