Anonymous Holocaust victims set to be commemorated





Jewish organizations have come together in a project to identify and commemorate those buried in Holocaust mass graves across Eastern Europe. Germany's Foreign Ministry has donated 300,000 euros to the project.


International Jewish organizations have come together in an effort to commemorate hundreds of thousands of unnamed Holocaust victims.

Meeting in Berlin on Friday, the organizations announced that they have begun to identify, protect and memorialize thousands of forgotten Holocaust mass graves across Eastern Europe.

The German foreign ministry has pledged 300,000 euros ($408,000) to fund the project over the coming months.

Joint project

The initiative is coordinated by the Berlin office of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) in collaboration with the Central Council of Jews in Germany and the German War Graves Commission. They will oversee work by dozens of groups on the ground in Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Poland....



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