Sandra Gruner-Domić Lectures on Bolivia, a Forgotten Refuge During the Holocaust: Jewish Immigration 1937-1941

Sandra Gruner-Domić, recipient of the 2021 Bernard and Mollie Steuer / JDC Archives Fellowship, gave her public lecture, which examines the immigration of Jewish refugees in Bolivia during the Holocaust, with a special emphasis on the involvement of a Jewish entrepreneur and the second-wealthiest man in Bolivia, Maurice Hochschild.

Dr. Sandra Gruner-Domić is a sociocultural anthropologist and independent researcher.
She will be a Fulbright Foreign Scholar to Bolivia for the 2022-2023 academic year.

The JDC Archives Fellowships allow scholars engaged in graduate level, post-doctoral, or independent study to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or Jerusalem. All fellows give a public presentation on their research; watch more of these JDC fellowship lectures here.