Zelensky Commemorates Babi Yar Massacre With Shluchim

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and leaders of Ukraine’s Jewish community, have honored the memory of the victims of the Babi Yar massacre in Kyiv.

More than 33,000 Jews were shot dead by the Nazis in Babi Yar on September 29-30, 1941. In total, over 100,000 people were killed there – mass executions continued until the liberation of Kyiv.

The president, together with representatives of the Council of the Federation of Jewish Communities, lit lamps near the Menorah – a monument to the executed Jews on the territory of the Babyn Yar National Historical Memorial Preserve.

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