Ukrainian community “waged a six-year legal battle with the property owner to search the cellars for Jewish victims”

STL JEWISH LIGHT
Remains of 286 Jewish Holocaust victims uncovered in 2 basements in Ukraine
by Marcy Oster
July 27, 2020

The remains of 286 Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust were found in two basements in a town in southwest Ukraine. The remains, mostly women and children, will be buried in a mass grave in the ancient Jewish cemetery in Sataniv, Ynet reported. The town had an organized Jewish community for about 500 years before the Nazis captured it in 1941 and began systematically killing its Jews, according to the Yad Vashem website. On May 15, 1942, Nazi troops and Ukrainian military police locked the 286 Jews in the cellars and suffocated them. READ MORE

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