President Zelensky and Leaders of FJC Ukraine Meet with US Jewish Organisations Officials

As part of the official working visit to the United States, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and First Lady Olena Zelenska, accompanied by the Chairman of the FJC Ukraine Rabbi Meir Stambler and Vice Chairman Rabbi Rafael Rutman, held meeting with the leaders of American Jewish communities and organizations. During his visit to Washington, DC […]

Rostov Pays Tribute to Thousands Holocaust Victims

Rostov’s Jewish community gathered on August 11 to commemorate the 79th anniversary of the mass shootings in Zmiyovskaya Balka. It is the largest mass murder site of Jews during the Holocaust in Russia and is often referred to as “Russian Babi Yar”. About 27,000 Jews and Soviet civilians were massacred and buried there in August 1942. Rostov-on-Don […]

Remains of 43 Holocaust Victims Laid to Rest in Volgograd

On June 23 the Jewish community of Volgograd held a funeral ceremony for Jewish civilians shot by the Nazis during the battle of Stalingrad in August 1942. Most of the victims were children, the youngest was only eight months old. The remains were exhumed about a year ago near the village of Vodino, Oktyabrsky district, […]

EnerJew Gratitude Museum Opens Its Virtual Doors

Photo: Oscar Schindler. Stefanida Mikholap and her daughter Galina. Irena Sendler.

Launched just yesterday, EnerJew Gratitude Museum is a 100 percent virtual, interactive and fully immersive exhibition that features stories of the Righteous among the Nations – gentiles who have been honored by Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial, for risking their lives to save Jews during the Nazi occupation of Europe. Volunteers, mainly school students, found a new way […]