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Dr. Elissa Bemporad's book has received the 2012 Fraenkel Prize of the Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

​Dr. Elissa Bemporad's new book, Becoming Soviet Jews: The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk (Indiana University Press, 2013), has received the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History, awarded by the Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide (London).

The Fraenkel Prize, sponsored by Mr Ernst Fraenkel OBE, joint President of the Library and former Chairman, is awarded for an outstanding work of twentieth-century history in one of the Wiener Library’s fields of interest, i.e. 

  • the history of Europe
  • Jewish history
  • the two world wars
  • antisemitism
  • comparative genocide
  • political extremism​



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