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
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
“‘Americans, Americans,’ the angel said.” The “angel” who spoke those words was a U.S. soldier, and the teenager who heard them in early May 1945 was a Lithuanian survivor of a death march from the Dachau concentration camp. His name was Solly Gaynor. Solly’s angel didn’t look at all like he had
Co-sponsored by Department of Art • Department of History •Department of Religious Studies,Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences • Fish Interfaith Center • Civic Engagement Initiatives September 10 | 7 p.m. Chapman Auditorium | Memorial Hall Woman in Gold is the remarkable story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and
“If something isn’t blatantly impossible, then there must be a way of doing it.” Nicky Winton. What a great message with which to start the fall semester and our 2014-15 program Saving Memory: Fragments of the Holocaust. I have watched Nicky’s Family, the film we will be screening on September 16, several times. Each time
A few days ago I viewed for the first time in several years Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed film Schindler’s List. In my experience, relatively few films remain meaningful and visually powerful so many years after one’s first viewing. That was certainly the case for me with Schindler’s List.