Jews in Kharkov, Ukraine, are protesting a proposed commercial development near a memorial for a Holocaust-era massacre. Kharkov’s Jewish leaders have called on Jewish groups in Ukraine and abroad to support their community’s fight against the proposed development, which includes a gas station, a cafe and stores on a highway near Drobitsky Yar, the site of a December 1941-January 1942 massacre when 15,000 Jews were killed. “The Kharkov Jewish public was not informed about the planned construction.
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