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A HISTORY OF THE HOLOCAUST WITHIN SOVIET BORDERS OF 1941

Anna Shternshis
Anna Shternshis, PhD. holds the position of Al and Malka Green Professor of Yiddish Studies and Director of the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto. She received her doctoral degree in Modern Languages and Literatures from Oxford University in 2001. Shternshis is the author of Soviet and Kosher: Jewish Popular Culture in the Soviet Union, 1923 – 1939 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006) and When Sonia Met Boris: An Oral History of Jewish Life under Stalin (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).

She is also the author of over 20 articles on the Soviet Jews during World War II, Russian Jewish culture and post-Soviet Jewish diaspora. She lectures widely around the world and is a frequent guest on radio shows worldwide (CBC, NPR, Australian Broadcast Corporation, and more). Her work has been featured in printed media in Canada, United States, Israel, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Poland and Australia. Shternshis served as an executive producer of the Yiddish Glory project, the initiative that brought back to life the forgotten Yiddish music written during the Holocaust in the Soviet Union. Yiddish Glory was nominated for a Grammy Award.

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