HERC director to speak about Babi Yar | Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

HERC director to speak about Babi Yar

   Shay Pilnik, Ph.D., will speak at Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah’s event “Memory without Memorials: The Story of Babi Yar” on Wednesday, July 22, 7 p.m., at the synagogue, 6717 N. Green Bay Ave.

   Pilnik is executive director of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, a department of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

   Babi Yar is a ravine near Kiev, Ukraine, where in September 1941 German Nazi forces and local collaborators murdered nearly 34,000 Jews — one of the largest massacres of its kind during the Holocaust.

   For more information, call 414-228-9296 or email carrie@ASKTshul.com.