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On February 24th and 25th, an international conference dedicated to the history of the period of Ukrainian statehood in 1917-1921 took place at the Columbia University under the auspices of the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute. Although not one of the speakers, the Center's archivist Dr. Michael Andrec took part in the conference, which included our friend and colleague from the Cleveland Ukrainian Museum-Archives  Andrew Fedynsky and scholars from throughout the U.S., Canada, and Ukraine, some of which have made use of the Center's archival resources.

Posted: 6 years 3 months ago

On February 4, 2017, the Center in conjunction with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA presented a screening of the film "Freedom or Death" by Damian Kolodiy together with a solemn commemoration of the anniversary of the Euromaidan Protests and the "Heavenly Hundred" who perished in the protests. A memorial Litia was celebrated by His Eminence Archbishop-Elect Daniel and local clergy, with responses sung by students of St. Sophia Seminary. A historical exhibit was also curated by the Center, including artifacts and photographs from the Maidan.

Posted: 6 years 4 months ago

On Sunday afternoon, December 18th, 2016, Saint Nicholas visited the children and families gathered at the Heinrich Fisher Home. He was greeted with the traditional Ukrainian carol "O, khto, khto, Mykolaia Liubyt’" ( "Children who love dear St. Nicholas"). St. Nicholas met with each child and rewarded them for their good behavior throughout the year by presenting a goodie bag filled with treats and toys.

Posted: 6 years 5 months ago

On November 12, 2016, students from St. Andrew Ukrainian School, Somerset, NJ visited the exhibit "From Social Realism to Church Art" of works by Nicholas Bervinchak. Archivist Dr. Michael Andrec used the Bervinchak's etchings to explore the lives of Ukrainian American immigrants in the early 20th century. This made a personal connection for the students, many of whom are themselves immigrants from Ukraine, or are children of recent immigrants.

Posted: 6 years 6 months ago

From October 2016 through January 2017, the Center presents the exhibit "From Social Realism to Church Art: The Work of the Ukrainian-Lemko Artist Nicholas Bervinchak", which for the first time Bervinchak’s secular artworks were shown together with large-scale examples of his church art.

Posted: 6 years 6 months ago

On November 4-5, 2016, the Nashi Predky – Our Ancestors - Family History Group at the Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of New Jersey held its third annual fall conference: “Research Essentials: Combining the Basics with 21st Century Technology” at the Ukrainian Cultural Center located at 135 Davidson Ave. in Somerset, NJ 08873. Speakers included nationally known experts in Eastern European genealogy. 

Posted: 6 years 7 months ago

The Center's holdings of Ukrainian recorded sound has grown significantly with the acquisition of cassette and reel-to-reel recordings made by Washington, D.C. area resident Sefan Maksymjuk.

Posted: 6 years 12 months ago

On March 19, 2016, the Center, the Nashi Predky Ukrainian genealogy initiative, and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum teamed up for a well-attended and very positively received workshop on World War II-era records.

Posted: 7 years 2 months ago

On October 24, 2015, the Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of NJ presented the annual "Nashi Predky - Our Ancestors" Fall Conference. The 50 attendees came from local New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania areas, but also included individuals who traveled from North Carolina and even California (a new distance record for the "Nashi Predky" series!).

Posted: 7 years 7 months ago

Are you, a parent, or a grandparent a survivor of Nazi persecution? Were they a forced laborer in Germany? The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC wants to hear your story!

Posted: 7 years 7 months ago