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 September 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 brings us into

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, Poetics and Pedagogy and

A Night of Broken Glass and Shattered Community An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht

November 2, 2015 by | Lectures and Events

November 10 | 7:00 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center Reflections by Ambassador Dr. Bernd Fischer Chancellor Fellow, Chapman University Former Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Los Angeles Honoring Curt Lowens Witness to Kristallnacht, Holocaust Survivor and Rescuer On his 90th Birthday This event is co-sponsored by the

Who Owns the Past?

October 9, 2015 by | Lectures and Events

A few weeks ago, at Chapman University, we screened the compelling film Woman in Gold, starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds. On Tuesday, October 13, we are fortunate to have with us the real life attorney, E. Randol Schoenberg, portrayed by Reynolds in the film. The case which Mr. Schoenberg won for his client, Maria