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Ukraine

Shoah Foundation shares testimony of Holocaust survivor who died in Mariupol

The testimony of Holocaust survivor Vanda Obiedkova, who died in Mariupol on April 4, has been shared by the Shoah Foundation.

Ukraine passes law criminalising antisemitism

The new legislation amended an existing law "On Preventing and Countering Antisemitism in Ukraine" passed in 2021 to add criminal liability.

Kyiv Jewish Forum celebrates 30 years of Ukraine-Israel ties

The Kyiv Jewish Forum 2021, marking its third year, brings together 31 speakers, including Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Israeli President Isaac Herzog.

Chief Rabbi of Ukraine: ‘Babyn Yar was lost to history for 50 years’

Yaakov Dov Bleich, chief rabbi of Ukraine and Kyiv, says the memorial to thousands murdered 'brings an issue that has been lying dormant for 80 years to the forefront.'

Babi Yar Memorial Center inaugurated

The presidents of Ukraine, Israel and Germany inaugurated a memorial center commemorating the victims of the the Babi Yar massacre, 80 years after one of the most infamous Nazi mass slaughters of the Holocaust.

Owners of Ukraine cafe in former synagogue say Nazi SS logo a ‘font’ mistake

The owners of a Ukrainian cafe housed in a former synagogue said they worked two lightning rods into the logo to advertise the reenergizing qualities of the coffee there.

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