Mariupol vows to remember and not forget

The Jewish community of Mariupol commemorated the memory of Sixteen thousand Jews that were murder in 1973 by the Nazi invaders. The memorial service, usually held annually on the day of the execution of the Jews of Mariupol, was transferred due to the tension in E. Ukraine to the city’s central Synagogue.

More than one hundred community members gathered in the prayer hall to recall those terrible years, recite Kaddish and Yizkor and look into at the light a memorial candle and say “Never again.”

After an opening speech by the Chief Rabbi of Mariupol and the Yizkor – memorial prayer candles were lit and poems and songs were dedicated to this sad event.

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