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. To the advantage of the readers of English and now of Ukrainian. The plain story of struggle and will to life in the terrible conditions is a vivid experience for any reader, willing to learn history firsthand.
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]