“Jewish Children of Ukraine – Victims of the Holocaust” Exhibition in Kherson Region December

The city of Tsuriupynsk, Kherson oblast, namely Tsuriupynsk School # 2 with advanced foreign language learning hosted on 7-12 December the exhibition “Jewish Children of Ukraine – Victims of the Holocaust”, a local Ukrainian constituent of the “Anne Frank – a History for Today” exhibit. The event was initiated by the Resource Center for Civic Education functioning in school # 2 (headed by N. Kolpachenko). Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies provided the exhibition panels and peer-guide training (done by N. Ufimtseva). Over the week the exhibition was visited by about 800 students and teachers from the city and the area. The guided tours were provided by 7-8th grade students of the hosting school. They noted the significance of such an experience for them. And their visitors too could learn about the tragic and heroic fate of Ukrainian Jews during WWII, not least about the examples of saving actions by local Ukrainians.

See [school web-site (in Ukrainian)] for more info.

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