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A mass grave of more than 1,000 Jews shot in the head by the Nazis during World War II uncovered in Belarus in 2019. Source: Screenshot.

Mass grave of Holocaust victims uncovered in Logoza, Belarus

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A mass grave of Holocaust victims has been discovered near the village of Logoza in Belarus, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. Photos from the excavation site show that officials uncovered bone remains, full skeletons (some with...
A view of Belfast City Cemetery. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Belfast cemetery discovers several graves vandalized in Jewish section

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Ten Jewish gravestones were vandalized last week in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and police are said to be treating it as a hate crime. The incident came amid a spate of violence that has rocked...
Kyiv Chief Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich leads the memorial ceremony and inauguration of the symbolic synagogue on the site of the Babi Yar Nazi massacre. Credit: Courtesy of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center.

Rabbis, Jewish world leaders unveil symbolic synagogue, prayer space at Babi Yar

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Marking Yom Hashoah—Holocaust Remembrance Day on the Jewish calendar—the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center unveiled the very first Jewish prayer space on Thursday. The symbolic synagogue structure was opened at a ceremony that included special prayers led...
Mainz Cathedral aerial panoramic view, located at the market square of Mainz city in Germany. Credit: saiko3p/Shutterstock.

Dozen-plus medieval Jewish headstones discovered inside wall in Germany

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Construction works recently uncovered 18 Jewish gravestones from the Middle Ages that were built into a wall in the old town of Mainz, Germany. According to Germany’s Ministry of Culture, the gravestones were used in...
Ysselsteyn German war cemetery in Holland. Credit: Alex Hoekerd/Flickr.

US ambassador to Holland visits cemetery that includes graves of Waffen-SS

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U.S. Ambassador to Holland Pete Hoekstra visited a Dutch cemetery on Thursday where Nazis are buried. “Walked among the graves at Ysselsteyn, a cemetery for German soldiers from WWI & WWII. A terrible reminder of...
“The Grieving Mother” monument to Holocaust victims in Poltava, Ukraine, May 9, 1993. Source: Yad Vashem.

Ukrainian city plans to build residences atop mass Jewish grave

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A mass grave of Jews murdered in the Holocaust has been sold by a Ukrainian city to a residential building developer who is planning to establish real estate projects on the site. Some 5,000 Jews...