Chernobyl

Exactly 2 years ago I spent 2 months in Europe, visiting family & friends and trying to decide what to do with the rest of my life. This is the time I first considered going to visit the site of the (then) largest nuclear accident – Chernobyl. Instead, I used those few days in a…

Babyn Yar – the horror at Kyiv

Babyn Yar (or Babi Yar) At the end of September of 1941, the Nazi occupiers of Kiev in the Ukraine put up notices to say that all Jewish residents of the city were to report at 08h00 on 29 September with their papers, valuables and basic clothing. “Translation of the document: All Jews of the…