About the Moshe Mirilashvili Center
The Moshe Mirilashvili Center for Research on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union operates under the auspices of The International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem. The purpose of the Center is to promote and initiate the innovative research about the history of the Jews during World War II who were living on territories included within the borders of the Soviet Union as of June 22, 1941. Read more...
This Month in Holocaust History in the Occupied Territories of the Former USSR
At the end of February or on February 11, 1942, the Jews of the Rudkovschina were taken to the forest about 500 meters from the village and were shot in the back of the head. Read more...
At the beginning of 1942 or, according to some sources, in February 1942, the inmates of the ghetto in Aleksandrovka, were put onto carts, taken to the Zagayko Fores,t and shot to death there. Read more...
Featured Stories: Jewish Soldiers in the Red Army
Evgenii (Efim) Khaldei
Evgenii (Efim) Khaldei was a well-known photographer, who took a photo of the Reichstag in May 1945. Read more >>>
Leonid Rabinovich discovered the masterpieces of the Dresden Gallery that had been hidden by the Nazis in 1945. Read more >>>