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Natasha Zaretsky

Natasha Zaretsky, Ph.D. is a senior lecturer at New York University and a Visiting Scholar at the Rutgers University Center for the Study of Genocide at Human Rights, where she leads the Truth in the Americas Initiative. Her latest book, Acts of Repair: Justice, Truth, and the Politics of Memory in Argentina (Rutgers University Press 2021), explores memory and survival in the aftermath of genocide and political violence in Argentina. She is also currently completing a documentary film about the aftermath of the AMIA bombing in Argentina, 1000 Mondays.

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Jewish Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo

The Jewish women who formed part of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo were pivotal to the human rights movement in Argentina, fighting for truth and justice for victims of the 1976-1983 dictatorship that resulted in 30,000 disappeared, tortured, and killed.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Natasha Zaretsky." (Viewed on October 1, 2023) <>.


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