YAD YISROEL: Changing the face of Belarusian Jewry by reconnecting with our Jewish Heritage

Belarus is a country of eastern Europe. Until it became independent in 1991, Belarus, formerly known as Belarussia or White Russia, was the smallest of the three Slavic republics included in the Soviet Union (the larger two being Russia and Ukraine). Before the Holocaust, Belarus had a population of 1,000,000 Jews. […]