The Kishinev Pogrom with Steven Zipperstein @ Jewish Community Library, San Francisco [31 May]

The Kishinev Pogrom with Steven Zipperstein

19:00 - 20:30

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Jewish Community Library
1835 Ellis St, San Francisco, California 94115
Free admission with free garage parking on Pierce Street between Ellis and Eddy streets.

Kishinev’s 1903 riot seized the imagination of the international public and became the prototype for what would now become known as a pogrom. It would provide a crucial impetus to developments as far flung as Zionism, the NAACP, and the first version of «The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.» In this lecture, Professor Zipperstein will discuss his much-anticipated new work on the Kishinev pogrom.

“Pogrom is a splendid book that pinpoints the moment at the start of the twentieth century when exile in Europe turned deadly in a way that foretold the end of everything. It tells of horror that occurred street by street, butchery by butchery — told with gripping clarity and an admirable brevity.”


Steven J. Zipperstein, the author or editor of eight books, is Koshland Professor of Jewish Culture and History at Stanford. He is co-editor of the Jewish Lives series published by Yale University Press.

Co-presented by Lehrhaus Judaica, JFCS Holocaust Center, and KlezCalifornia.

Program made possible, in part, by Judy Baston.
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