May 18 - Day of Remembrance of Crimean Tatar Deportation Victims. At least 180,000 people were deported during the main wave of deportations (May 18-20, 1944). To this tragic date At the Library of the Ukrainian Diaspora named after Senator John McCain (Central City Library) a round table with the participation of leaders of the Crimean Tatar community, city officials, clergy, historians, public figures, pupils and students - Crimean, Ukrainians, Azerbaijanis, Jews, Russians was held.

School of Young Guide HistoryLabs is successfully working! May 16 was another working day of a joint project of Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” and “Tkuma” Institute, which is implemented with the support of Limmud FSU Labs. This time our participants had following cognitive activities:

Since 2021, May 14 has been marked as the Remembrance Day of Ukrainians who rescued Jews during World War II. This date was set by a special Resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine as a sign of respect for Ukrainian rescuers, their compassion and solidarity.

On May 7, 1945, the Act of Military Surrender of Germany was signed, which entered into force on May 8 at 11:01 p.m. The peoples of Europe, the United States and Canada celebrated the end of the war, VE-Day. At Stalin's request, on May 8, 1945, at 22:43 Central European Time (at 00:43, May 9, Moscow time), another "Act of Unconditional Surrender of Germany" was signed in the suburbs of the German capital, Karlshorst. In essence, he duplicated a similar document signed the day before in Reims, and confirmed the time of the ceasefire, which occurred on May 8 at 23.01 Central European Time (May 9 at 1:01 Moscow time).

Easter, or the Resurrection of Christ, is the oldest and most important Christian holiday of the liturgical year. The history of the celebration of Easter began in the days of early Christianity. At that time, the ancient traditions of church pre-Easter services of the "Great Triduum", Easter midnight and morning prayers were born. Christian Passover is always celebrated after the Jewish holiday of Passover.