November 25, Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” hosted museum lessons devoted to the 85th anniversary of the 1932-33 Holodomor. The events were joined by school students of Petrykivka and Znamianka of Dnipropetrovsk region. The Holocaust Museum Research Associates Dr. Olena Ishchenko and Tetiana Seliurina conducted guided tours through the Holocaust Museum, focusing on the events of the Holodomor in Ukraine and the fate of various national groups in the 1930s. Iryna Piskariova, head of “Tkuma” Institute Educational Department, talked with senior school students about the importance of preserving memory of those terrible events, including family memories.

On November 21, Vladyslav Bazylevskyi and Iryna Radchenko, “Tkuma” Institute and the Holocaust Museum staff, visited secondary school №1 in Solone village of Dnipropetrovsk region. They met students of the 8th and 9th grades, who recently visited Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine”. During the meeting, which took place in a very warm atmosphere, students presented their works on the Holocaust history and shared their impressions about what they saw in the Museum.

November 16, within the framework of the project “Marathons of the Living”, “Tkuma” Institute staff conducted educational activities at Lviv Polygraph College. Iryna Piskariova, “Tkuma” Institute Educational Programs Coordinator, presented the main achievements of “Tkuma” Institute and the Holocaust Museum, and also emphasized the importance of preserving the family memory of the war.

On November 13, “Tkuma” Institute and the Holocaust Museum staff held number of educational events in Zaporizhzhia. Dr. Iegor Vradii, “Tkuma” Institute Deputy Director for research work, held sessions on the Holocaust history for students of the Zaporizhzhia National University and Zaporizhzhia National Technical University. Participants talked, in particular, about the features and alternatives of human behavior under the conditions of war. Particular attention was paid to “people of the word” – to journalists – in times of totalitarianism.

November 12, “Tkuma” Institute and Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” welcomed students of the Faculty of Social Sciences and International Relations of Dnipro National University together with Associate Professor Dr. Svitlana Kayuk. With the support of the joint project of “Tkuma” Institute and Yad Vashem, session on tolerance and inter-religious and inter-ethnic understanding was held.