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Belarus

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.

Former synagogue in Belarus selling as warehouse

A unique former synagogue in Belarus from the 19th century is being auctioned off for a little over 5,000 euros.

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.

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