Our guides take part in the opening Ceremonies of the memorial to the murdered Jews in Zhytomyr and Vinnytsya

The sad sounds of a violin floated over the heads of the five stelae with the history of Berdichev tragedy in three languages attracted attention of the audience, and along with the stories of those who survived and survived and calls in different languages to remember and not to allow again. Today it sounded Ukrainian, Hebrew, German, French, Russian, Polish, Czech, English...
So began Monday for the Deputy of the Guild of guides Gorbachev Natalia - from the journey to Zhytomyr. All week she will be representing the Guild guides at the opening of the memorial to the murdered Jews in Zhytomyr and Vinnytsya. Will Berdichev, Khazhyn, Bars, Vinnitsa, Samhorodok, Lipovets, Cucv, Vakhnivka, Plyskiv...
The ceremony will be held with the participation of the families of those who survived, and people from Australia, USA, Israel. At the opening of the exhibition under the open sky, near the monastery of the barefoot Carmelites, in Berdichev in the morning was made by Joel Lyon (Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to Ukraine)
Anka Feldguzen (Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ukraine),
Michaela Küchler (responsible for relations with Jewish organizations and anti-Semitism from the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Germany), Samuel Fontela (Counselor for political Affairs U.S. Embassy in Kiev), Akiva of Nami (chief Rabbi of Berdichev), Mikhail Taxes (historian, representative of the Ukrainian center of studying the history of the Holocaust).
International project Erinnerung bewahren - Protect the memory of the Foundation "memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe" in close cooperation with the Ukrainian center of studying the history of the Holocaust aims at the transformation of mass graves of Jews and Roma in Ukraine worthy of a place of memory and information. Only in June and September 2019 15 inaugurated the memorial sites, located in 12 settlements of Ukraine, as well as a permanent exhibition under the open sky in Berdichev. It started the events of the week.