“The Chisinau Ghetto, 1941­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­-1942” Book Presentation at the History Museum

U.S. Embassy invites media to the presentation of “The Chisinau Ghetto, 1941­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­-1942” – a book  by Paul A. Shapiro, Director of International Affairs and Director Emeritus of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.  The book is the first major study of the historical events surrounding the creation, administration, and liquidation of the Chisinau Ghetto from June 1941 until May 1942.  Based on archival documents, the book describes in detail the mass killings of Jews in Chisinau.

The presentation will take place tomorrow, February 9, at 3pm, at the National Museum of History, Blue Room.