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80 Years After the Babi Yar Massacre – Our Duty Cannot Be Destroyed

Israel's flag flying atop Masada.

By Dr. Michael Laitman In September 1941, within just two days, the Nazis murdered 33,771 Jews in the Babi Yar ravine on the outskirts of Kiev in then Nazi-occupied Ukraine. In doing so, they had effectively eliminated the Jewish population in the country’s capital. The Jews did not gather in …

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PM of Ukraine Honors Ukrainians Who Saved Jews During Holocaust at New Babyn Yar Synagogue

At a ceremony hosted by the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Denys Shmygal, the Head of the Presidential Office of Ukraine Andrii Yermak and Ukraine’s Minister of Culture and Information Policy Oleksandr Tkachenko honored Ukrainians who saved Jews during the Holocaust and announced that those still alive will receive a lifelong monthly state stipend, in recognition of their heroism.

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