A ceremony dedicated to the memory of the 1932-33 Holodomor victims was held at the Menorah Center’s Jewish Memory and the Holocaust in Ukraine Museum on November 29. Representatives of various religious denominations and national communities of Dnepropetrovsk attended the event. Presentations were made by the following speakers:
– Valentin Rybalko, a researcher at the Holocaust Museum;
– Michail Stenjo, the Archpriest at Dnepropetrovsk diocese of the UOC;
– Esther Tahterin, a public figure, renowned writer and journalist of “Shabbat Shalom”;
– Michael Saakian, a representative of the Armenian community of Dnepropetrovsk
– Alexander Nikilev, Doctor of historical sciences, Professor of the history of Ukraine at the Oles Honchar DNU, chairman of the Association of Dnepropetrovsk organizations of Holodomor researchers;
– Iryna Reva, a researcher at the Alexander Pol Institute.
The ceremony participants lit candles and honored with a minute of silence the memory of the millions of people murdered through the policies of the Holodomor in 1932-33.
After the commemoration ceremony, everyone had a chance to visit a public lecture on the history of the Holodomor.
Based on the materials from the website: www.tkuma.dp.ua