Nazi forces in the Soviet Union committed the Babi Yar massacre 75 years ago, over two days, on September 28 and 29. But like most of the world, the Forverts published news of the Babi Yar massacre only in 1943, when Kiev, the neighboring city, was liberated by the Red Army.
Dozens of Jewish war veterans who fought with the Soviet Red Army in World War II gathered at Times Square to celebrate the Hebrew date of Victory Day.
The recently discovered original copy of an iconic World War II photo which was doctored in the Soviet Union under Jozef Stalin was unveiled at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow.
Some 500,000 Jews fought in the Red Army during World War II, but only 200,000 made it back alive. A new exhibit looks at their sacrifices.