In dedication of Holocaust Memorial Day

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. On this day we remember the worst genocide Europe and the world has experienced throughout history. A genocide which primarily targeted Jews and Roma, but also those who were disabled, Slavic people (especially Poles), Jehovah’s Witnesses, communists, socialists, and homosexuals. We’re so many years onward, but the world hasn’t learned.…

Chrismukkah – An interfaith event, or maybe not?

By Vadim Dovganyuk

This year, (Western) Christmas (25 December – 6 January) and Hanukkah (22 December – 30 December) collide again.It’s not as bad as it’s going to be in 2024, but okay…(Eastern Christians celebrate Christmas from 7 January to 19 January, hence the “Western”.) Now, personally, I don’t officially celebrate either, as I’m a Karaite Jew.That being…

Translation: Gad Elbaz ft. Avi Benjamin – Очи чёрные

By Vadim Dovganyuk

Foreword As with previous text translations, this translation is based on the official lyrics. The reason for not doing this one as a video translation, even though you can find the video below, is because several parts that were in the official lyrics didn’t correspond with what actually is sung in the official music video.…