A Hotel on Jewish Massacre Site?





It seems unlikely that building a hotel is the best way to commemorate one of the Holocaust's most notorious massacres of Jews, but that's what's on the table in Ukraine. Haaretz reports that last week, Kiev approved a plan to build 28 hotels to accommodate tens of thousands of visitors expected to mob the town during the 2012 European Championships in soccer, including one hotel on the site of the Babi Yar massacre, which is now in a residential district of Kiev. On September 29th and 30th, of 1941, German SS troops herded 33,771 Jewish civilians into a ravine outside of Kiev and machine-gunned them


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