Nikolai D. “My Jewish neighbors, the Ginsburgs, were taken and brought to the police station. The next morning, I saw their bodies piled carelessly in the Jewish cemetery.”

During 15 days of research in the Ukraine, a Yahad – In Unum team investigated in 29 towns and villages in the region of Chernigiv. The aim of this trip was to open investigation in this region of Eastern Ukraine.

During this trip, Yahad team interviewed 41 witnesses and identified 26 execution sites.



Mena, Kysselivka, Makoshyne, Sosnytsia, Berezna, Alioshynske, Dobrianka, Kozelets, Oster, Pryluky, Shchors, Chernigiv, Koriukivka, Ostroushky, Novgorod-Siversky, Chernatske, Kholmy, Shapovalivka.


Historical Background:



Key Findings:

– Numerous evacuations of the Jewish population;

– Frequently use of trenches and anti-tank ditches for mass shootings;

– Shootings often took place very early in the morning or very late in the         evening;

– Camps of Soviet POWs.

  • This trip was made possible with the support of the German Federal Foreign Office