Legal Injustice: The Lawyers Without Rights Exhibit

October 13, 2014 by | Lectures and Events

This evening a traveling exhibit “Lawyers Without Rights:  Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich,” created by the German Federal Bar, opens in Kennedy Hall at the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University. The exhibit can be viewed from October 13 – November 21 during business hours.  If you are in the area,

Sobibór: Unearthing Evidence and Honoring Memory

September 22, 2014 by | Holocaust Survivor

Last week, media around the world reported on the unearthing of the foundations of the Sobibór gas chambers. The discovery is part of an ongoing archaeological project conducted by Yad Vashem’s International Institute for Holocaust Research, the German-Polish Foundation and the Majdanek State Museum.

Eichmann Unmasked

September 12, 2014 by | Books and Authors

  Bettina Stangneth’s Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer From time to time, I want to share with you my thoughts about books that I think are important contributions to the study of the Holocaust. In a recent New York Times article (9/3/2014) Jennifer Schuessler wrote: “More than 50 years after

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance

April 15, 2014 by | Lectures and Events

April 29 • 7 p.m. Chapman Auditorium • Memorial Hall Lighting of Candles of Remembrance Musical Tribute Cantor Chayim Frenkel Kehillat Israel Reconstructionist Congregation of Pacific Palisades Accompanied by David Kamenir Words of Reflection Rabbi Heidi Cohen Temple Beth Sholom, Santa Ana Rev. Dr. Gail Stearns Dean of the Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Chapman University

Surviving the Holocaust: The Jews of Bucharest in Nazi Allied Romania

February 3, 2014 by | Lectures and Events

February 11•7 p.m. Bush Conference Center Beckman Hall•Room 404 Stefan Ionescu Research Associate, Department of History and the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education Chapman University In this lecture, Stefan Ionescu examines the diverse experiences of Romanian Jews during the years 1940-1944 when the country was ruled by fascist leader and Nazi ally, Marshal Ion Victor