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Ukraine’s President Zelensky unveils new Babyn Yar monument

Ukraine’s President Zelensky unveils new Babyn Yar monument

Int'l dignitaries including Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin send messages to ceremony marking start of 80th anniversary commemorations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 22:42
Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich seeks to prevent Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial over Jewish Graves

Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich seeks to prevent Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial over Jewish Graves

Famous refusenik: 'I only want to make sure that no construction is carried out over Jewish graves.'Tzvi Fishman, 13/12/2020 13:39
Ukraine President supports construction of Babyn Yar Holocaust memorial

Ukraine President supports construction of Babyn Yar Holocaust memorial

Zelensky: 'It would be good if this project were brought to life.' Working committee will be formed to advance cooperation on the Memorial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 10:28
Ukraine: New Holocaust memorial project ignites controversy

Ukraine: New Holocaust memorial project ignites controversy

A ‘Holocaust Disneyland?’ Historians say a controversial film director wants to turn a Ukrainian museum into one.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 04/05/2020 09:09
PM and wife join Ukraine Pres in Babi Yar ceremony

PM and wife join Ukraine Pres in Babi Yar ceremony

PM Netanyahu and wife Sara, with Ukraine Pres. Zelensky, attend memorial ceremony for Ukrainian Jews murdered at Babi Yar during WWII.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2019 20:16
Rivlin praises plans for memorial to honor Babi Yar victims

Rivlin praises plans for memorial to honor Babi Yar victims

Israeli President Rivlin meets the Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center delegation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2018 19:09
'Babi Yar' author passes away

'Babi Yar' author passes away

Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for his poem “Babi Yar,” which commemorates one of the worst Nazi atrocities, dies at 84.JTA, 02/04/2017 21:21
Rabbi's assailants anti-Semites - or thieves?

Rabbi's assailants anti-Semites - or thieves?

Chief Rabbi of Ukraine tells Arutz Sheva that motive for brutal attack might not be anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2016 17:12
Debate looms over Ukraine's Holocaust memorial

Debate looms over Ukraine's Holocaust memorial

Senior state historian in Ukraine accuses Rivlin of repeating a Soviet "myth" about Ukrainians' complicity in the Holocaust.JTA, 30/09/2016 03:21
Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar

Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar

Ukrainians have been wrestling with their countrymen's role in collaborating with the Nazis ever since.Dmitry Zaks-AFP, 29/09/2016 07:12
Rivlin at Ukraine 75 years after Babi Yar

Rivlin at Ukraine 75 years after Babi Yar

President Rivlin: 'We must not play a part in the sin of forgetting or denial. Leaders who support anti-Semitic ideas won't be welcomed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2016 19:35
Watch: The haunting melody of Babi Yar

Watch: The haunting melody of Babi Yar

Soulful tune and moving imagery poignantly captures the site of the largest single massacre of the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2016 07:40
'Our nations share a history of over 1,000 years'

'Our nations share a history of over 1,000 years'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein highlight similarities between Israel, Ukraine in state visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2015 18:42
Babi Yar Memorial Vandalized with Swastikas

Babi Yar Memorial Vandalized with Swastikas

Jewish organizational representatives shocked to find graffiti swastikas on memorial site for Nazi victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2015 18:57
Swastikas Spray-Painted on Babi Yar Memorial

Swastikas Spray-Painted on Babi Yar Memorial

In the second anti-Semitic graffiti incident in a week in Ukraine, vandals spray-painted swastikas on Babi Yar monument in Kiev.Cynthia Blank, 17/11/2014 20:45
Australian Ceremony Honors the Victims of Babi Yar

Australian Ceremony Honors the Victims of Babi Yar

Hundreds gather to commemorate the anniversary of the massacre of 34,000 Jews at ceremonies in Sydney and Melbourne.Cynthia Blank, 02/10/2014 14:29
New Jewish Memorial to be Built at Babi Yar

New Jewish Memorial to be Built at Babi Yar

Jewish community heads from around the world participated in a ceremony in memory of the Jews who were murdered in Babi Yar.David Lev, 25/06/2013 03:43