The Forward: “Why Are There Crosses On Eastern Europe’s Newest Holocaust Memorials?”
ARTICLES / Belarus / Moldova

The Forward: “Why Are There Crosses On Eastern Europe’s Newest Holocaust Memorials?”

Stolnichani, Edinits, Moldova – When school principal Ivan Timoshko decided to do something to mark the spot in his village where dozens of Jews were executed by the Nazis, he did it the only way he knew how: He built a cross. Together with the children from his school in the village, he cut down … Continue reading

The Times of Israel: “With no Jews left to protest, Christian crosses grace Holocaust memorials in Belarus”
ARTICLES / Belarus

The Times of Israel: “With no Jews left to protest, Christian crosses grace Holocaust memorials in Belarus”

PETRIKOV, Belarus — A few years ago, a monument to the local residents who perished during the Nazi occupation was built in the central park of the small town of Petrikov, next to the big Soviet statue dedicated to fallen Red Army soldiers. Inscribed in white letters on granite, the monument informs passersby that more … Continue reading