This study concentrates on the Holocaust in Ukraine and Romania. It discusses Jewish participation in the resistance and opposition, collaboration among local inhabitants, and the interrelations of Jewish and non-Jewish populations. It recognizes that extermination strategies varied from place to place and gives detailed attention to these differences.
Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Part I - The Beginning of the End; 1. The Soviet Jewry on the eve of the Second World War; 2. Invasion and Beginning of Genocide; 3. Ukrainians and Jews: A Complex History of Hate and Tolerance; Part II - Case Studies; 4. Case Study I: The Romanian Holocaust: The Genocide in Transnistria; 5. Case Study II: Holocaust in Crimea; 6. Case Study III: Central Ukraine; 7. Case Study IV: Southeastern Ukraine; Conclusion; Selected Bibliography; Index.