Book announcements

  • Book exhibition "The Holocaust History and Human Rights"

    Publications of the Ukrainian Center for the Holocaust Study can be seen at the book exhibition "The Holocaust History and Human Rights" in the library of the Erudyt Lyceum in Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv region.

  • Sociopolitical and historical aspects of developing the modern Jewish community in Ukraine: European context

    That is the title of monography which was published by the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine that has been a partner of UCHS for many years. The monography examines the development of Hasidism at the present stage, the historical fate of the Krymchaks, the peculiarities of Babyn Yar complex memorialization, the relationship of Jewish communities of the European Union with state governments, the possibility of borrowing and applying this experience in Ukraine, etc. The author’s team consists of well-known Ukrainian historians and political scientists including scholars from our Centre.

  • Presentation of the UCHS’s publications at the 10th Kyiv Book Arsenal

    On 25th June 2021, for the first time in its history, the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies presented its scientific, pedagogical and memorial publications at the 10th Kiev Book Arsenal.

  • A new academic publication on Holocaust history in Ukraine

    Before and during the retreat of the Wehrmacht 1943/44 Ukraine became an arena of mass violence. Until spring 1944, Wehrmacht units, police, SS and SD began committing mass killings in different manners. As a part of the guerilla-war concept (Bandenkampf) they burned down villages and killed or deported their residents, stole their food and products.

  • "The Holocaust and city: space of murders – space of destruction"

    The first issue of the urban studies journal "City: history, culture, society" has been published. The issue is called "The Holocaust and city: space of murders – space of destruction" and covers the topic of the Holocaust in urban spaces.

  • Jules Schelvis: Inside the Gates , A report of two years in German extermination and concentration camps

    Being a Jew, Jules Schelvis, born in Amsterdam in 1921, was captured and deported together with his wife Rachel and her family, via Westerbork to Sobibor. His skills as a printer allowed him to survive with eighteen other people from a total of 34.313 Jews who were deported to Sobibor.

  • Rochelle G. Saidel: The Jewish Women of Ravensbruck Concentration camp

    Located about fifty miles north of Berlin, Ravensbruck was the only major Nazi concentration camp for women. During its six years of operation, there was a total of about 20.000 Jewish women in the camp. Drawing upon more than sixty narratives and interviews of survivors in the United States, Israel, and Europe as well as unpublished testimonies, documents, and photographs from private archives, Rochelle Saidel provides a vivid collective and individual portrait of Ravensbruck's Jewish women prisoners.

  • Robert Satloff: Among the Righteous, Lost stories from the Holocaust's long reach into Arab Lands

    Robert Satloff tries to enlighten the much neglected topic of Holocaust research in Arab countries. Posing the question "Did any Arabs save any Jews during the Holocaust?" he "set off [..] to find an Arab hero whose story would change the way Arabs view Jews, themselves, and their own history".

  • Jules Schelvis: Sobibor: a history of a Nazi death camp

    "Sobibor", written by Holocaust Survivor Jules Schelvis is "a carefully researched and closely argued academic text that has employed the available testimonies and postwar trial documents to produce a comprehensive history of the camp."

  • Thomas Toivi Blatt: From the Ashes of Sobibor.

    When Blatt arrived in the Nazi extermination camp of Sobibor he was 15 years old. While all of his family was sent to the gas chamber in front of his eyes, Blatt was chosen for "Arbeitseinsatz" that means assigned to work as a shoe shiner for Karl August Frenzel, commandant at Sobibor.


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