Gil Rubin is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University.
Nazis sought to eliminate the Jews from their future racial empire. Poles wanted to create a state for them in Palestine. Historian Timothy Snyder makes the case that in the 1930s the two aims may have converged. But was Poland an ally of the Jews or a pioneer in the art of anti-Semitic politics?
By Gil S. Rubin · October 14, 2015