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Ukraine: A concert in the ruins of a synagogue remembers the Ukrainian Jews

The Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv is receiving accolades from musicians and critics alike. Despite being in great demand around the world she started a festival in her hometown Brody in western Ukraine. This year's opened in the ruins of Brody's Great Synagogue with a special concert to conmemorate the city's Jews. The Jewish community there has been almost extinguished in World War II.

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