Second online lecture for Ukrainian teachers
The UCHS in cooperation with the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center carried out their second joint online lecture for Ukrainian educators on Sunday, 28th February 2021. Faina Mushinskaya, an employee of the Yad Vashem Memorial International School for Holocaust Studies, conducted a very interesting online tour of the Memorial, dedicated to the heroism of the Jewish people and the resistance to the Nazis during World War II. Furthermore, there has been a lecture: “Dilemmas of Jewish Resistance during Holocaust”. Ukrainian participants were especially interested in concrete examples of Jewish resistance in Ukraine and Yad Vashem employees assured, that they are now intensifying their research in this field for the future.
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (67), July-October, 2021 has been published.[More]
From October 28 to November 1 in 2021, the five-day seminar-school “Learning from the Past -Acting for the Future” took place in Pushcha-Vodytsia. Twenty-five educators from all around Ukraine participated in the program. The seminar-school aims to improve the level of learning about the history of the Holocaust and human rights in Ukraine. It provides an opportunity to combine Ukrainian and international experience in teaching these topics and the relevance of historical events in the present.[More]
On 30th September 2021, the first „stumbling stone” was installed on the sidewalk of Frolovska street, 3 in Kyiv. This first small memorial plaque made of brass honors Liudmyla Tkach who was lucky enough to survive the crimes of Babyn Yar as a five-year-old child.[More]
Memory of Babyn Yar and the Holocaust: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the start of murders in Babyn Yar
As the first real-life conference after a long period of online events, on 23-24 September 2021 the seminary about the memory of Babyn Yar and the Holocaust took place in Taras Shevchenko University Kyiv.[More]
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 2 (66), April-June, 2021 has been published.[More]