Remembering Curt Lowens, z”l

May 10, 2017 by | Holocaust Survivor

With great sadness, I share the news of the passing on Monday night of our dear friend Curt Lowens. For almost 15 years, Curt has been a vital part of our program, speaking in classes, at our annual Kristallnacht commemoration, at the awards ceremony for the Holocaust Art and Writing Contest, and on so many

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance April 20 | 7 PM | Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall

April 6, 2017 by | Lectures and Events

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance in Words, Music, Dance, and Film With a Special Tribute to Elie Wiesel LIGHTING OF CANDLES OF REMEMBRANCE MUSIC Daniel Alfred Wachs, Director of Orchestral Activities, Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, College of Performing Arts, Chapman University Iman Khosrowpour, Conductor, Symphony Orchestra and Violin Faculty, Irvine Valley College REFLECTIONS Rabbi Elie

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for “Kristallnacht”

October 31, 2016 by | Lectures and Events

November 10 | 7:00 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center For the eighth year, Chapman University gathers as an interfaith community to commemorate Kristallnacht. We remember the violence and destruction that swept across Germany on November 9-10, 1939, and the terror, arrests, and deportations that followed. We also remember the courageous people

The Rodgers Center Presents “Etty” Excerpts from a One-Woman Play Adapted and Performed by Susan Stein

September 23, 2016 by | Lectures and Events

The Joyce and Saul Brandman Foundation Lecture Series Co-Sponsored by  Department of Religious Studies, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences • Fish Interfaith Center October 25 | 7 p.m. Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center Etty Hillesum’s life ended at Auschwitz when she was only 29 years old. In the play

Rodgers Center Fall Series Opens with Premiere Screening of “After Auschwitz”

July 28, 2016 by | Lectures and Events

Co-sponsored by  Department of History •Department of Religious Studies,Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences • Civic Engagement Initiatives September 13| 7 p.m. Chapman Auditorium | Memorial Hall In Jon Kean’s 2007 documentary Swimming in Auschwitz , six women—from different countries and diverse backgrounds—shared their unforgettable stories of surviving Auschwitz. After Auschwitz

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance May 3 | 7 PM | Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall

April 18, 2016 by | Lectures and Events

MUSICAL TRIBUTES David Lisker— Violinist and Artistic Director, Lisker Music Foundation Graduate of Juilliard School and protégé of violinist, Itzhak Perlman Daniel Alfred Wachs— Director of Orchestral Activities, Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, College of Performing Arts, Chapman University Music Director and Conductor, Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra Cantor Chayim Frenkel— Kehillat Israel Reconstructionist Congregation of

The Vienna Paradox: Jewish Identity and Austrian High Culture Between the World Wars Sponsored by The Joyce and Saul Brandman Foundation Lecture Series

January 8, 2016 by | Lectures and Events

February 16 | 7 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center Co-Sponsored by Department of English | Department of History | Department of Religious Studies | Tabula Poetica , Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Leatherby Libraries and Fish Interfaith Center Marjorie Perloff, Ph.D. Author of Differentials: Poetry,