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Two Communities, One Tragedy: The Yad Vashem International Research Book Prize 2021

The Yad Vashem International Research Book Prize 2021

Leah Goldstein

In mid-December 2021, Yad Vashem's International Institute for Holocaust Research awarded the prestigious International Book Prize for Holocaust Research, in memory of Benny and Tilly Joffe z"l, to Prof. Eliyana R. Adler of Pennsylvania State University for her publication Survival on the Margins: Polish Jewish Refugees in the Wartime Soviet Union (Harvard University Press, 2020), and to Dr. Leon Saltiel of the University of Macedonia for his book The Holocaust in Thessaloniki: Reactions to the Anti-Jewish Persecution, 1942–1943 (Routledge, 2020).

Jews who escaped from Poland to Russia, baking matzot for Passover, 1943
Jews who escaped from Poland to Russia, baking matzot for Passover, 1943

Prof. Eliyana Adler with her prizewinning publication "Survival on the Margins"
Prof. Eliyana Adler with her prizewinning publication "Survival on the Margins"

The ruined cemetery in Saloniki, Greece, 1945
The ruined cemetery in Saloniki, Greece, 1945

Dr. Leon Saltiel with his prizewinning publication "The Holocaust in Thessaloniki"
Dr. Leon Saltiel with his prizewinning publication "The Holocaust in Thessaloniki"

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