Nash Holos Vancouver 2016-0507

Tribute to mothers and grandmothers on this week’s show:  Victor’s Vignettes: Baba’s Sayings • Knyzhka Corner Book Review: A Promise Kept by Andy Semotiuk (A tribute to his mother) • Special commentary: Oksana Poberezhnyk shares the many Ukrainian words for mother and grandmother • Ukrainian Proverb of the Week • Great Ukrainian music on a […]

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Nash Holos Vancouver 2016-0430

On this edition: Commemorating Chornobyl and celebrating Easter • Special BBC World Service feature on the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster • A look back at how shortwave radio “broke” the story of the disaster and forced the USSR to admit what happened in Chornobyl on April 26th, 1986 • Victor’s Vignettes features […]

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Nash Holos Vancouver Edition 2014-0416

Latest News from Ukraine: Courtesy Ukraine Today • Knyzhka Corner Book Review: Dance of the Banished by Marsha Skrypuch • UA Today Commentary: Tactical medic speaks about his volunteering experience in Ukraine • Ukrainian Proverb of the Week • Great Ukrainian music by • Braty Hadiukiny • Lisapetniy Batallion • Dunai • Inna Ishchenko • […]

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Nash Holos Vancouver 2016-0409

Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Spotlight on artist Hryhorii Falkovych • News from Ukraine (courtesy Ukraine Today) •  Knyzhka Corner Book Review: Raven’s Way by Vasyl Shkliar (English translation by Stephen Komarnyckyj) • Ukrainian proverb of the Week • Great Ukrainian Music! Artists: •  OT Vinta • Лісапетний Батальон • Веселі Музики • Tommy buick • Unknown […]

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Nash Holos Vancouver 2016-0402

News from Ukraine courtesy Ukraine Today • Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Babi (Babyn) Yar • Knyzhka Corner Book Review: Red Stone & Broken Stone by Gabrielle Goldstone • Ukrainian proverb of the week • Great Ukrainian music by: Гурт Еней • Тімь Сонця • Джерела • Jamala • Zeellia • High Profile • Шабля • Chuchyl […]

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Nash Holos Vancouver 2016-0326

News from Ukraine • Ukrainian Jewish Heritage: Tribute to Ukrainian Jewish artist Yevhen Roytman •  Ukrainian Food Flair: How to Prepare an Easter Basket (from the Nash Holos Audio Vault) • Ukrainian Proverb of the Week • Other items of interest • Great Ukrainian music — including Easter songs. Enjoy!

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Timothy Snyder off the mark on post-WWII Ukraine

Ukrainian Jewish reaction to academic/author Timothy Snyder’s recent presentation in Geneva. Transcript: Добрий день! This is Renata Hanynets, at the Faina Petryakova Scientific Centre for Judaica and Jewish Arts, a branch of the Jewish Heritage Museum in Lviv, Ukraine. Recently, our executive assistant at the Jewish Heritage Museum, Volodymyr Valkov, travelled to Geneva to hear a […]

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Ukrainian Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytsky – “Saviour of the Jews”

Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky is known as the `saviour of Jews` during World War II. Renata Hanynets explains why, in this week’s look at Ukraine’s Jewish Heritage.   Transcript. Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky is known as the `saviour of Jews` during World War II. In the words of Rabbi David Kahane: “When I call Andrey Sheptytskyi a […]

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