Dr Michael Nutkiewicz talks about his new book, A Ukrainian Chapter. A Jewish Aid Worker’s Memoir of Sorrow.

This is the translation of a memoir by Eli Gumener, a Jewish relief worker living through the consequences of the Great War and Russian Civil War in Podolia, southwest Ukraine. In his memoir, Gumener describes the effect of pogroms on Jewish communities, the challenges of providing relief, and the conflicts between parties with various political agendas. Michael in an independent scholar and lives in New Mexico.