n January 1942, in the city of Kerch in southern Russia, three Jewish photographers working for the Soviet press became the first liberators to photograph the Holocaust.
Who were these photographers? What photographs did they take as journalists for the ‘other ally’ liberating sites of Nazi atrocities three years before Western allies? And why do we know so little about them and the story of how the Soviet Union confronted the earliest evidence of Nazi atrocities against Jews, Sinti/Roma, and others on the eastern front of World War II?
“Through Soviet Jewish Eyes” answers these questions and will force you to rethink cherished truths about the Holocaust and World War II.
David Shneer, PhD. Professor of History and Religious Studieis, Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History. University of Colorado, Boulder
Presented by the Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry.
Co-sponsored by The Center for German and European Studies, Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry, Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis Russian Club, Russian Studies Program.
Event Location: Brandeis University
415 South St., Mandel Center for Humanities, Waltham, 02454
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