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The Museum of Jewish Heritage and Holocaust hosted a memorial session dedicated to the Holocaust in Belarus

October 23. The Museum of Jewish Heritage and Holocaust hosted a memorial session dedicated to the Holocaust in Belarus. The memorial session was attended by high-ranking representatives of Belarus’ Embassy in Russia, President of Holocaust Fund and member of the Russia’s Public Chamber Alla Gerber, and others. The event was moderated by Professor Ilya Altman, co-chairman of the Russian Holocaust Center. 70 years ago, Minsk ghetto, containing more than 100,000 Jewish inmates from Belarus, Poland, Austria, France, Netherlands, and Belgium was entirely destroyed. Minsk ghetto, being one of the largest in Europe, existed about 27 months. The event’s featured presentation was the touching personal story told by a survivor from the Minsk ghetto Boris Srebnik.
 
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