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  • A New Edition of Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies: Michael Hauptman «Forgotten Tombs»

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies is pleased to present a new edition of the «Library of the Holocaust Memoirs» series. «The Daughter we have always wanted. The story of Marta» is the first edition of the Center, which has been adapted for readers over 10 years old. The original book was created by Yad Vashem and the Ukrainian version appeared upon the initiative of the NGO «Helsinki Initiative-XXI» – localized in Chortkiv, Marta’s birthtown. Thanks to Tigran Sogoyan, this story talks to us not only through text and family photos, but also through wonderful illustrations. A new publication within the «Library of the Holocaust Memoirs» series appeared.

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  • A new edition in the «Library of the Holocaust Memoirs» series: The Story of Marta

    Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies is pleased to present a new edition of the «Library of the Holocaust Memoirs» series. «The Daughter we have always wanted. The story of Marta» is the first edition of the Center, which has been adapted for readers over 10 years old.

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  • New publications by Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies

    In the series “Library of the Holocaust Memoirs” of UCHS the Ukrainian edition of the diary by Michael Diment, a native from the village Svynyuhy (now Pryvitne, Lokachy region, Volhyn oblast) who survived the Holocaust in Volhyn, was published. In the 1970s and 1980s the diary was translated from Yiddish into English by his son Shmuel Yahalom. “The Lone Survivor: A Diary of the Lukacze Ghetto and Svyniukhy” , edited by Shalom Yahalom (Diment), Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, 2016, 200 p.

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  • It Was Here That I Felt a Human Again...

    «Тільки тут я відчув себе людиною...». Історичні та методичні матеріали до документального фільму «З Галичини до Ааргау». – К.:Український центр вивчення історії Голокосту, 2014. – 92 с. (It Was Here That I Felt a Human Again… Historical and methodological materials to the documentary film “From Galicia to Aargau”)

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  • New edition to start the UCHS series “Library of the Holocaust Memoirs”

    New edition to start the UCHS series “Library of the Holocaust Memoirs” The book “Light in Darkness”, by Phyllis Sterling Jacobs is, as said in subtitle “as survivor’s story by Simon Sterling as told to Phyllis Sterling Jacobs” – the moving and deep dialogue between the daughter and her father, who only in 1980s could find strength and courage to tell his story of survival in Ukrainian-Polish borderland during the events of the Holocaust and the following return to life in Germany and the USA. Around 2000 the daughter found strength to share this story.

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  • Bulletin «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 2 (62), 2020

    Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 2 (62), April-June, 2020 has been published.

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  • Memories of the ongoing war

    On the 7th of August 2020, the Educational Human Rights House in Chernihiv hosted a discussion on the importance of remembrance culture nowadays. It has been seven years since the military conflict in Ukraine started, and it has already become a part of our history. The knowledge of these events is contributing to the national heritage and political culture. How to preserve the memories of the events that happened in the past and are happening right now? What can we learn from the examples of the Holocaust remembrance and commemoration of other horrible events that took place in the twentieth century?

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  • News from the project "Babyn Yar: memory against history’s background.

    We are glad to introduce the new chapter of the Teachers' interactive guidebook "Memorable dates". Now there are more than 66 materials available for teachers, including readymade lessons, practical and educational sessions, quests, etc. that concern memorable dates. The activities we offer can be applied to classes dedicated to those dates. We will monthly post notifications about the upcoming dates to be commemorated with regards to the Babyn Yar history materials.

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  • "The Holocaust and city: space of murders – space of destruction"

    The first issue of the urban studies journal "City: history, culture, society" has been published. The issue is called "The Holocaust and city: space of murders – space of destruction" and covers the topic of the Holocaust in urban spaces.

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  • The official position of the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies on the «Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center» (BYHMC) activities and projects

    Dear colleagues,

    During July and August, the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Centre has been sending out the information of their cooperation within a shared project with the pro-Russian foundation Babyn Yar Memorial Center.

    The Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies takes a stand against the activities of this organization in Ukraine. All of you are conscious citizens who are capable of making their own decision on whether to participate in the project or not (as well as the other projects of this organization). However, we at the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies find it important to remind the alumni of our projects and events of our position to boycott the private foundation projects financed by Russian donations

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