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December 2021

Jeffrey Veidlinger

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Progroms of 1918-1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust HISTORY Between 1918 and 1921, over 100,000 Jews were mur­dered in Ukraine and Poland by peas­ants, towns­men, and sol­diers who blamed the Jews for the tur­moil of the Russ­ian Rev­o­lu­tion. In hun­dreds of sep­a­rate inci­dents, ordi­nary peo­ple robbed their Jew­ish neigh­bors with impuni­ty, burned down their hous­es, ripped apart their Torah scrolls, sex­u­al­ly assault­ed them, and killed them. Large­ly for­got­ten today, these pogroms‚ ​“eth­nic riots‚” dom­i­nat­ed head­lines and inter­na­tion­al affairs…

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