April 23rd, 2013
On April 22-23rd in Warsaw the international conference dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw ghetto took place. The conference was organized by leading Polish scientific institutions in the filed: Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, the Center for the Holocaust Studies at the Polish Academy of Sciences and Institute of the Remembrance. The fact that the conference was conducted under Polish president’s patronage attests to its importance.
Among the speakers were famous historians such as Dan Michman (Yad Vashem and Bar-Ilan University), Michael Marrus (University of Toronto) and Yan Grabovsky (University of Ottawa). Dr. Kiril Feferman, who gave a lecture on “Soviet partisans’ attitude towards Jews and the Holocaust”, represented the Russian Holocaust Center.