The Valley of the Communities at Yad Vashem, Israel’s official Holocaust memorial, is perched high atop Mount Herzl, surrounded by pine trees and silence.
LONDON – Debating on the degree of anti-Semitism in modern Ukraine and the role of Jews in it three top experts from Toronto and Ukraine clashed in their views when they spoke up to the crowd in the Jewish Community Center in London on Jan. 29.
Lawyers who scale back their practice at the end of their careers might do some consulting, teaching, mediation or just kick back. Mark Freiman, who has left his Toronto law firm after eight years, is devoting himself to a mass grave in Ukraine.
More than 200 people attended an invitation-only screening of the 2017 documentary “Hunger For Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story” at Oskar Kino Theater in Kyiv’s Gulliver Shopping Center on Nov. 26.
Ukrainian writer Sofia Andrukhovych visited Israel in late October within the framework of a project to study the work of the Nobel-prize laureate Shmuel Yosef Agnon. During her visit Andrukhovych was invited to appear on…
Conversations about books constitute the essence of the liberal arts. And it is a book that brings us together at this panel here in Rivne, Ukraine. The book in question, “Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence,” is long-awaited and in real demand. It is unique, since it provides answers to some of the crucial questions facing all of us who work in the humanities in the 21st century.
The 11th Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies took place in Krakow on July 15–19, 2018. Among the participants of the Congress were 22 Ukrainian scholars (15 are the members of the Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies), who represented seven institutions from Ukraine (Kyiv, Lviv, and Kharkiv) and three universities from abroad. Due to the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter’s support, three “Ukrainian” panels were organized for this Congress.
Source: The Odessa Review The newest installment of The Odessa Review is substantively different from all our previous ones for a key reason: while our past issues have all been dedicated to the society, art,…