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The Sobibor Revolt 75 Years Later

October 15, 2018 by | Holocaust Survivor

Saturday, October 14, marked the 75th anniversary of the most successful revolt by prisoners during the Holocaust. It occurred at Sobibor, one of three Operation Reinhard death camps in Poland, where some 250,000 Jews were murdered during 1942 and 1943. In spite of the significance of what occurred at Sobibor, the courageous actions of the

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for “Kristallnacht” A Conversation with Holocaust Survivors and Witnesses to Kristallnacht, Engelina Billauer and Idele Stapholtz

October 26, 2017 by | Lectures and Events

November 9 | 7:00 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center For the tenth year, Chapman University gathers as an interfaith community to commemorate Kristallnacht. We remember the violence that swept across Germany on November 9-10, 1938, and the arrests and deportations that followed. Children at the time, both Engelina Lowenberg Billauer and

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

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