Babi Yar Commemoration

Babi Yar 80th Anniversary Commemoration

Babi Yar 80th Anniversary Commemoration event at Center Makor that took place on October 28, 2021.

Live broadcast co-produced by Center Makor and Russian Boston TV .

In the program:

– Welcome Vladimir Foygelman, President of Center Makor.

– Memorial prayer by Rabbi William Hamilton, Congregation Kehillath Israel.

– Remarks by Oleksii Holubov, Consul General of Ukraine to New York; Daniel Agranov, Consul General of Israel in Boston; Nicole Menzenbach, Consul General of Germany to NE; Rabbi Marc Baker, President of Combined Jewish Philanthropies; Alex Koifman, President of Russian Jewish Community Foundation; Rob Leikind, Director of American Jewish Committee NE.

– Special appearance by Simon (Semyon) Rudyak, a Holocaust survivor.

– Screening of the fragment from the documentary “My Babi Yar” Director, Georgy Melsky, People’s Artist of Ukraine.

Hebrew Melody and the theme from Schindler’s List performed by Stan Antonévich, violin.

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