Hollywood star of Ukrainian origin: the USA honors the memory of the host Alex Trebek

In the heart of Hollywood, on the Walk of Fame, the legendary American presenter Alex Trebek is honored. However, few Americans know that Alex was of Ukrainian origin, writes Voice of America. Los Angeles Ukrainians carry flowers and the Ukrainian flag to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Here, among ...

Memory training

Memory is a skill that is vital for every person. Without her, we would never be ourselves, we would not be able to talk and we would not be able to think at all. But memory is not only an irreplaceable skill, but also an important ...

Real Groundhog Day: Illinois Teenager's Memory Restarts Every 2 Hours

Illinois-based Riley Horner, 16, wakes up every day thinking that it is June 11th, the day she suffered a head injury that is causing her memory to be reset every two hours. Writes about this New York Post. “I have a calendar on the door. I…

How did the Jews contribute to the victory in World War II?

The World Forum of Russian-speaking Jewry, at a special event in New York dedicated to Victory Day in World War II, spoke about the contribution of Soviet Jews to the victory over Nazi Germany, to the salvation of the Jewish people and the founding of Israel. The event was held as part of the annual conference of the Jerusalem Post newspaper - one ...

70 years old Freddie Mercury: an asteroid was named after a musician. A PHOTO

September 5 marks the 70th anniversary of the birth of the legendary British musician Freddie Mercury. The vocalist of the Queen group, a native of Zanzibar of Parsian origin (his real name is Farrukh Bulsara), died at the age of 45 in November 1991 from bronchopneumonia, which developed against the background of AIDS. ...

In the US, preparing to celebrate Memorial Day: Obama turned to the people

On the last Monday in May, the United States celebrates a holiday that is designed to honor the memory of men and women who gave their lives during their military service - Memorial Day. In 2016, the celebration fell on May 30th. The origins of the holiday are related to ...

Great-grandson of the Wehrmacht soldier serves in the Israeli IDF

Both great-grandfathers Elad Tsair, who serves in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) infantry brigade, fought in the ranks of the German army. However, according to the 20-year-old boy, his parents' grandparents were not members of the SS and did not take part in the extermination of the Jewish people in ...

Moscow authorities removed the “people's memorial” to Boris Nemtsov

Moscow authorities have removed an impromptu memorial to Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Reported by svoboda.org. Two activists who were on duty at the national memorial were detained. All flowers were taken from the place. Deputy Dmitry Gudkov announced this on his Facebook page. “There are two ways to answer this. ...

The American repeated the wedding for his wife, who lost her memory

A resident of the American state of Tennessee decided to repeat the wedding ceremony for his wife suffering from amnesia. Jeremy and Justice Stamper were married on August 1 last year, but Justice was involved in a car accident a few weeks later. As a result, she was diagnosed with ...

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has launched the Internet portal "Memory of the People" about the fate of war heroes

The unified electronic database is a development of the previously implemented projects about World War II "Memorial" and "Heroic deeds of the People" The Russian Defense Ministry opened on Monday access to the world's largest Internet portal "Memory of the People" about the fate of the heroes of the Great Patriotic War. Told about it ...

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