Russia & Eurasia Workshop - "'Jews as a Nation are Exterminated, as Everywhere Else' - The Murder of the USSR Jews as Reflected in Intelligence Reports Submitted by Soviet Partisans"

Russia and Eurasia Workshop
Event date: 
April 3, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:20pm
Speaker(s): 
Yaacov Falkov
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Seminar Series: 
Modern Europe Workshop
Russia and Eurasia Workshop
Audience: 
Public

"'Jews as a Nation are Exterminated, as Everywhere Else' - The Murder of the USSR Jews as Reflected in Intelligence Reports Submitted by Soviet Partisans"

Yaacov Falkov, US Holocaust Memorial Museum


This workshop is co-hosted by the Modern Europe Workshop and the Russian and Eurasia Workshop. A light lunch will be provided. To attend, RSVP to Kaspar Pucek at kpucek@princeton.edu


Dr. Yaacov Falkov, lecturer in history at Tel Aviv University, is an unrivalled expert on Jewish and Soviet resistance in the Russian borderlands. His PhD on The Use of Guerrilla Forces for the Intelligence Purposes of the Soviet Partisan Movement, 1941-1945, examined the intelligence work of Soviet Partisans in the German occupied territories of the USSR and Eastern Europe (Baltic States, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania), and their relationships with local populace and resistance forces. His publications, which to date are in Hebrew, include, ‘To Set the Fascist’s Rear Ablaze: The Input of Guerrilla Warfare in the Soviet Military Effort, 1941-1945’, Maarachot, Vol. 446 (December 2012), pp. 57-63; ‘From Failure in June to Success in December: The Impact of Intelligence on Operation ‘Barbarossa’, Maarachot, Vol. 438 (August 2011), pp. 46-55; ‘Current Research on the Soviet Partisan Movement’, Zmanim. A Historical Quarterly, Vol. 116 (Autumn 2011), pp. 18-31; and ‘Jews as a Nation are Exterminated, as Everywhere Else’. The Murder of the USSR Jews as Reflected in Intelligence Reports Submitted by Soviet Partisans”, DAPIM: Studies on the Holocaust, The Institute for Research of the Holocaust, University of Haifa and The Ghetto Fighters House, Vol. 22 (2008), pp. 239-264. Dr Falkov is fluent in English, Russian, German, Latvian, Ukrainian, Belorussian, Polish, Slovakian, Hebrew, and Yiddish. He has an expert knowledge of the archival system of the former Soviet Union and Israel.

Contact: 
Kaspar Pucek
Area of Interest: 
Holocaust
Race & Ethnicity
War & Society
Region: 
Russia and Eurasia
Period: 
20th Century