Publications in 2013
Editor (and author of most unsigned items), DefendingHistory.com.
Interviewer and editor for the YouTube video playlists:Litvak Yiddish and Lore. First Days of the Lithuanian Holocaust, First Days of the Latvian Holocaust and others at Dovid Katz listings.
“Yiddish Virtual Mini-Museum of Old Jewish Vilna”.
“On Methodology in Historical Yiddish Linguistics” (in
Yiddish) in Defending History, 2013.
“Reconstructing the Sound Pattern of Nineteenth Century
Ashkenazic Hebrew Poetry in Vilna” [in Yiddish] in Keepsakes of Old Jewish
Vilna, no. 22, 2013.
“Lithuania’s Holocaust Debate” (letter to the editor),
International New York Times, 20 November 2013.
“Genocide Center Releases a New Graywash on the Vilna
Ghetto” (review of A. Bubnys, Vilnius Ghetto 1941 – 1943, Vilnius 2013)
in Defending History, 19 November 2013.
“Three Baltic Governments Sponsor “Round Table” at London U
on 5 November: Will Nazi Collaborators be Glorified? in Defending History, 23
“Mendel Beilis and the New East European Antisemitism: a 21st Century Incarnation of ‘Treacherous Jew Syndrome” (power point presentation at
Mendel Beilis centenary conference in Kiev, Ukraine, 15 October 2013).
“Where Nazi Collaborators and Criminals are Honoured by EU
and NATO States” in Hope not Hate, July-August 2013: 40-41.
“Who’s Afraid of Defending History Dot Com?” in Defending
History, 8 August 2013.
“Mystery of the Eight-Pointed Western Litvak (Zámeter)
Symbol on Jewish Gravestones” in Defending History, 7 August 2013.
“Open Letter to Evaldas Gustas, new Minister for the
Economy in Lithuania” in Defending History, 2 August 2013.
“EHU Center for German Studies’ ‘Colloquium Vilnense 2013’
is Short on ‘The Second Opinion’ when it comes to the Holocaust” in Defending
History, 19 July 2013.
“Would a ‘Jewish Museum’ in Vilnius Graywash the Lithuanian
Holocaust?” in Defending History, 7 July 2013.
[review of M. J. Chodakiewicz, Intermarium: The Land
Between the Black and Baltic Seas] in Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs 7.2 [Spring 2013]: 169-175.
“State-Sponsored Collective Memory Revisionism: A 21st Century
Incarnation of Holocaust Denial?” PDF presentation at the Second International
Conference on Holocaust Museums and Memorial Places in Post-Communist Countries
“The Fate of a Vilna Jewish Cemetery” in The Times of
Israel, 22 May 2013 [Reprinted with commentary in Jewish Heritage Europe].
Neo-Nazi March Assisted by Police on Central Boulevard, while Authorities try
to Banish Baltic Pride Across the River” in Defending History, 28 March
“Background Reading on the Shift in US Foreign Policy on
Holocaust Denial from c. 2009” in Defending History, 1 March 2013.
“Purim in Lithuania? A Season for State-Approved Neo-Nazi
City-Center Marches” in Algemeiner.com, 25 February 2013.
“Tolerance Education? State-Sponsored Commission Uses its
Website to Call Holocaust Survivor a “Liar” and to Demand ‘Apology from Jewish
Community’” in Defending History, 21 February 2013.
“Hundreds of Neo-Nazis March Through the Center of Kaunas
on Independence Day” in Defending History, 16 February 2013.
“US Researcher is Persuaded that the Problem in Lithuania
is called ‘Zuroff and Katz’” in Defending History, 27 January 2013.