“Vengeance and Retribution Are Mine”: Abba Kovner’s Post-Holocaust Group of Avengers
The first ABM-Talks of 2022 took place on January 27th, 4pm CET with Professor Dina Porat (Professor Emeritus of Modern Jewish History at the Department of Jewish History at Tel Aviv University, Founding Head of the Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry, and Former Chief Historian of Yad Vashem). Porat presented her recent book “Vengeance and Retribution Are Mine”: Abba Kovner’s Post-Holocaust Group of Avengers (Pardes, 2019). Its German translation, “Die Rache ist mein allein”, was recently published by Brill Schoeningh, 2021.
The talk was commented on by Professor Michael Brenner (Professor of Jewish History and Culture at the University of Munich, Seymour and Lillian Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies and Director of Center for Israel Studies, American University, Washington, D.C.).
You can watch the video here.