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Babi Yar Commemoration

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Greater Boston’s 80th commencement of the anniversary of BABI YAR

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Hybrid event, free & open to all, virtual & in-person

Center Makor, 384 Harvard St. Brookline, MA 02446 (open to community)

Hebrew Senior Life (for residents & staff only)

Please join the way it feels comfortable & safe to you. Learn more at https://www.actionpsj.org/babiyar80.html

While Babi Yar in Kyiv is the most famous symbol of this international tragedy, the Holocaust by bullets occurred across Ukraine and Eastern Europe. The Soviet regime erased the memory of the victims of the Nazis for half a century. Together we will learn and remember as we memorialize and honor the victims of the Holocaust by bullets.

Memorial commemoration:

Daniel Agranov, Deputy Consul General of Israel to New England

Anna Shternshis, Ph.D., Al and Malka Green Professor of Yiddish studies and director of the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto

Concert-learning – The history shared through music and poetry. VIRTUAL

Igor Shchupak, Ph.D., director of “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies, Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” (Dnipro), Honored Educator of Ukraine. Direct from Ukraine. VIRTUAL

Rabbi Lior Nevo, Rabbi Jim Morgan, Giulia Fleishman. Prayer of Rememberance. VIRTUAL

Artistic commemoration:

VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON @ 384 Harvard St., Brookline

Mark Ludwig, violin, Terezin Music Foundation. Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar”, Fragment

Liliana Glick, Vocalist, Yiddish Songs

Brad Rothschild, Producer, “My Holocaust: Memory for Ages” Documentary.


Registration in advance is required for virtual and in-person participants. Registration and program information: https://www.actionpsj.org/babiyar80.html

In-person safety protocols will continue to be updated and emailed in advance of the event.

For questions, registration assistance or sponsorship opportunities please contact actionpsj@gmail.com or call 781-893-2331.

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October 3
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Center Makor: The Campus
384 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Action for Post-Soviet Jewry