On May 6, 2016 “Menorah” Center hosted celebrations dedicated to the 71st anniversary of the end of World War and the victory over Nazi Germany. Celebration in honor of veterans of World
War II was organized by Charity Fund “Hesed Menachem”; traditionally employees of “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies and Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” joined the organization of the event. Heroes were welcomed with warm words and red poppies, made the Holocaust Museum staff, a symbol of remembrance of victims of war (by the way, we started to do this the year before respected Ukrainian Institute of National Memory suggested).
During the day, everybody had the opportunity to visit the Holocaust Museum and join thematic tours of World War II history, and review mobile exhibitions on the Holocaust and Righteous Among the Nations, as well as UINM exhibition “Ukrainian World War II”.
In addition, “Tkuma” Institute and the Holocaust Museum researchers continued to collect the memories of veterans of the greatest tragedy of the twentieth century, which took millions of lives.