“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
“Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies and the museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” are holding a number of events dedicated to International Holocaust Remembrance Day around 27 January.
Events include among others an educational seminar carried out together with the Ministry of Education on Holocaust education as part of tolerance education, the opening of a photo exhibition entitled "Lest We Forget" by Luigi Toscano and the presentation of a book on Babi Yar published together with the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter. Consult the full list of events.
The“Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies was founded in 1999 and was at that time the first national center for studying and teaching the history of Jews in Ukraine and the Holocaust. “Tkuma” is widely known in Ukraine and abroad for publishing monographs and textbooks, and conducting academic conferences and educational seminars. An important achievement of “Tkuma” is the creation of the museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” which was opened on 16 October 2012.