I hope this will help to heal some of the rifts between the Ukrainian and Jewish communities ... rifts which were deliberated cultivated by external forces intent on dividing opposition to their respective invasions.
The Nazis and Soviets alike knew that if Jews united with Ukrainians, Poles and others to oppose them, they would lose. So the only way they could win was "divide and conquer."
It took a sovereign Ukraine 17 years to uncover the truth and make it available to the public. (I wonder how much more chicanery by foreign oppressors will be revealed in years to come.)
The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has declassified documents, proving that OUN [the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists] is not connected with the anti-Jewish action in Lviv in 1941. ...
In particular, according to O.Ishchuk, the declassified documents of SBU indicate that on July 4-7 of 1941, representatives of Gestapo, who arrived in Lviv, turned to Ukrainian circles with demand to carry out a three-day massacre of Jews. “The OUN leadership, having got to know about that, informed its members that it was a German provocation in order to compromise Ukrainians with massacres”, the document reads.
“The SBU documents confirm that OUN members were trying to avoid taking part in actions against the Jewish population in Lviv, there were no official instructions on this issue”, O.Ishchuk stressed...
Full document here. Original Ukrainian version here.