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», № 1 (65), January-March, 2021 has been published.[More]
On 26th March, two important events linked to the project “(No) Child History” took place.The students and history teachers of a Chernivtsi school started the classes and online-tours with the multimedia exhibition “(No) Child History”. Due to quarantine, the exhibition had to be held online for the students. In the meantime, we sincerely wish success to the guides and their teachers testing the distance and presence work with the materials.[More]
The joint project of the UCHS, the German embassy in Ukraine and the Kiev City Counsel continues. Participants of the project, teachers and students of Ukrainian schools along with professional historians selected biographies, that will be implemented in the first stage. Next, there is a matter of agreeing on the right exact places for the Stumbling Stones with the Kiev City Counsel and preparing for their installation in September 2021, in occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy.[More]
We would like to let you know about the interview on Ukrainian public radio with Victoria Ivanenko, a translator who worked on the Ukrainian version of the book “Hitler’s Furies” by Wendy Lauer.[More]
On March 12, the Ukrainian version of the book “Clara’s War” was presented at the Hetman’s Hall of Zhovhka’s Castle. It has been recently published in the “Library of Holocaust Memories” series.[More]