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
Tom Blatt was such a force of nature that it seemed unimaginable that there would ever be a time when he would not be with us. Tom spent virtually his entire life fighting–first for survival and then, after the Holocaust, for memory and justice. One of the few survivors of Sobibor, the death camp in
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
On Thursday, September 10, in Memorial Auditorium, the Rodgers Center begins its fall series of events with a screening of Woman in Gold starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds. Later in the semester, on October 13, we will be privileged to have with us the real life attorney played by Reynolds, E. Randol Schoenberg, to
Kristallnacht –the Night of Broken Glass, as the Nazis themselves chose to call it–refers to the organized violence that swept across Germany and Austria on the night of November 9 – 10, 1938 as Brown Shirts, members of the Sturmabteiling , dressed in civilian clothes, ransacked and destroyed Jewish shops and businesses. They
A Night of Broken Glass and Shattered Community November 7 | 6:30 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center Reflections by Curt Lowens Holocaust Survivor and Rescuer This event is co-sponsored by the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education, Hillel, Chapman Interfaith Council, Fish Interfaith Center. Admission is free. No tickets/reservations required. Reserved seating
Next Tuesday, October 28, at 4 p.m. in the Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall, room 404, scholar and author Dr. Alan Rosen will speak on a challenging and complex topic. His lecture is entitled “Miraculous Testimony: Recounting Wondrous Interventions from the Days of Wrath.” As Dr. Rosen would be the first to say, the miraculous
Seventy years ago, on Yom Kippur, September 27, 1944, the Jews of Auschwitz debated whether or not to fast. They were, after all, starving, each of them near death. Among the prisoners was a teenager just three days shy of his 16th birthday.
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.