Today we are talking about a new prize that was unveiled in December 2019: “Encounter: The Ukrainian-Jewish Literary Prize.” It is sponsored by the Canadian philanthropic fund Ukrainian Jewish Encounter, which supports this podcast featured on Hromadske Radio.
The nonprofit behind a planned Holocaust memorial center in Ukraine has suggested renaming Kyiv’s Dorohozhychi metro station after Babyn Yar, the nearby ravine where German Nazis murdered 33,771 Jews on Sept. 29-30, 1941.
Six hundred Jewish leaders, including community leaders and active members, educators and rabbis from across Ukraine gathered last week in Dnepro, Ukraine for an unprecedented Forum of Ukrainian Jewish Communities.
Program called Likrat Moldova brings together Jewish and Christian Moldovan teenagers in an effort to to dispel the negative and sometimes insidious myths about Jews that have permeated Moldovan society for centuries.
At the beginning of 2019, an Israeli citizen, whose ancestors are buried in Vilnius, filed a preventive claim to the Vilnius City District Court requesting for the reconstruction of the Vilnius Palace of Concerts and Sports building to be forbidden.