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Zimmerman Delivers Lecture on Polish Underground

Zimmerman_Joshua_200x300Dr. Joshua Zimmerman, Eli and Diana Zborowski Professorial Chair in Holocaust Studies and East European Jewish History, gave a lecture on his book, Wounds of History: The Polish Underground and the Jews during World War II, on November 17, 2016, at the Annual 1939 Society Lecture in Holocaust Studies held at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA).

The book discusses one of the central problems in the history of Polish-Jewish relations: the attitude and behavior of the Polish Underground toward the Jews during World War II.

The lecture was sponsored by the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies and The 1939 Society, and cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Germanic Languages; UCLA Department of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Languages and Cultures; and The UCLA Department of History.