Seeking Revenge After the Holocaust
Following the Holocaust, a group of 50 young survivors, led by poet and resistance fighter Abba Kovner, undertook a mission of revenge and retaliation. Their plan, which was ultimately foiled, was elaborate, with the goal of killing six million Germans. Join Dina Porat, Professor Emerita of Modern Jewish History at Tel Aviv University and former Chief Historian of Yad Vashem, for a discussion about her latest book Nakam: The Holocaust Survivors Who Sought Full-Scale Revenge. In conversation with Moment book review editor Amy E. Schwartz.This program commemorates the official end of World War II in Europe on May 8, 1945.
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