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Sofiia Yarova. "My life during the occupation"

insidethegatesThe "Word of the Righteous" project published the memoirs of Sofiia Yarova, the Righteous Among the Nations. At the request and with the permission of the Project management, we are posting the full text of the memoirs on the website of the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies. The memoirs are devoted to the events in Kyiv during the years of occupation by the Germans from 1941 to 1943. This is a story about the tragic events in Babyn Yar and the story of the rescue of Jews from death.

Sofiia Hryhorivna Yarova is a Ukrainian Righteous Among the Nations, a teacher, a moral authority. During the Second World War, together with her mother, Yefrosiniia Boyko, she heroically saved Jews in German-occupied Kyiv.

The "Word of the Righteous" project is implemented thanks to the sponsorship support of the "Ukrainian World Foundation" (Canada) and is coordinated by the VAAD of Ukraine. The book was published to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy

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