“Show us your story!” – Beginning in 2017, the Jewish participants in the Object Days project have answered this invitation by recounting their migration stories.
I lived in Zhytomyr, not far from Chernobyl. I was a radio operator. We were able to make connections. You would build your own radio set-up and could get in contact with the whole world. Back when the Chernobyl disaster happened, I was working as a radio operator in the department that covered this region. I was also involved in organizing the clean-up efforts. I was perpetually in that zone, in Chernobyl. I received a medal of honor and a certificate for participants in “liquidating the impacts of the accident.”